Chiropractic Education

In High Praise of
Chiropractic Education

More than 10,000 men and women who hope to become chiropractors are currently students in the seventeen chiropractic colleges in this country. This fall, as usual, several thousand more eager and dedicated persons are expected to enroll as freshmen. No doubt some of them are in for a surprise: Becoming a chiropractor isn't easy. IT TAKES SIX YEARS

Typical College Coursework Leading 
To The Doctor Of Chiropractic Degree

Anatomy
Histology
Spinal Anatomy
Neuroanatomy: Brain, Spinal Cord,
    and Peripheral Nervous System
Human Genetic and Embryology
Axial and Upper Appendicular
    Anatomy
Abdominal and Lower Appendicular
    Anatomy
Normal Radiographic Anatomy
Physiology: Cellular-Neuromuscular
Physiology: Neurendocrine
Physiology: Renal-Digestive
Physiology: Cardiovascular-Respiratory
Biochemistry
Toxicology
Nutrition
Celluar Pathology
Pathology of the Nervous System
    and Genetic Diseases
Pathology of the Cardiovascular
    and Respiratory Systems
Microbiology
Public Health, Hygeine, and Sanitation
Physical Diagnosis
Orthopedics
Clinical Laboratory Methods
Gastrointestinal and Genito-Urinary
    Diagnosis
Obstetrics
Psychology-Psychiatry
Infectious Diseases
Neurology
Dermatology-Syphilology
Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat
Gynecology
Pediatrics
Geriatrics
Cardiovascular-Respiiratory
Diagnosis
Clinic Laboratory Diagnosis
Emergency Methods
X-Ray Physics and Technology
Roentgen Interpretation
Bone Pathology
X-Ray Pathology: Chest and
    Abdomen
Principals and Philosophy of
    Chiropractic
Fundamentals of Health Sciences
Chiropractic Spinal Analysis
Biomechanics
Chiropractic: Spine Adjustments
Chiropractic: Technique
Jurisprudence
Chiropractic Clinical Principles
Research Methodology
Clinical Practicum
    (Public Clinic)
Physiotherapy
Kinesiology
Hospital Protocol
NOTE: This listing is not meant to be complete for any particular chiropractic college. For specific details, contact the chiropractic college of your choice.