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Doctor of Chiropractic Program

Earn your Doctor of Chiropractic from Parker University and prepare to work in hospitals, medical clinics, and other health care settings—or to open your own practice. If you’re an aspiring chiropractor with a Bachelor’s degree or higher, you can complete this program and begin your new career in as few as 40 months.

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Program Highlights

  • Accelerated 10-trimester program that prepares you to be competent, caring, patient-centered, and ethical
  • Learn a variety of required and elective techniques to specialize your skill set
  • Gain hands-on experience on real patients through on-campus clinics, local internships, and international “Clinic Abroad” programs
  • Develop foundational business skills to start your own practice including financials and billing, marketing, office procedures, law, and more

Career Opportunities*

Parker’s local and national reputation means our Doctor of Chiropractic graduates are highly respected and sought-after. When you graduate, you’ll have the skills needed to start your own practice or to pursue chiropractic work in such settings as:

  • Office-based clinics
  • Sports health facilities
  • Senior care facilities
  • Hospitals

*These are examples of job targets and do not represent a guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title.

In its most recent report, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics stated the median annual salary nationally for chiropractors is $67,520. Chiropractor jobs are projected to grow by 17% through 2024.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook

“I see integrity and love when I consider my time at Parker University. Professors truly care about and want to see their students succeed. Fortunately, they’ve covered my desired topics in philosophy and science and provided hands-on experience demonstrating multiple adjusting techniques. With careful preparation, I was confident and ready to see patients upon graduation and kept in touch with my mentor who is still there and one of the greatest I know!”

—Robin Boshears-Patrick, DC, Parker University DC Graduate

CCE Accreditation

The Doctor of Chiropractic degree program of Parker University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the Council on Chiropractic Education. The Commission on Accreditation of the Council on Chiropractic Education is located at 8049 North 85th Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85258-4321 and can be reached by phone at 480-443-8877.