Pre-Chiropractic

Chiropractic as a career

 A doctor examining a patient.
  • Explore Health Careers.org: Chiropractic Medicine Overview and Chiropractor: Overview, Academic Requirements and Resources
  • Association of Chiropractic Colleges: Prospective Students
  • American Chiropractic Association: Chiropractic as a Career
  • Review the following sites:
    • American Chiropractic Association (ACA): The ACA, based in Arlington, VA, is the largest professional association in the world representing doctors of chiropractic. The ACA provides lobbying, public relations, professional and educational opportunities for doctors of chiropractic, funds research regarding chiropractic and health issues, and offers leadership for the advancement of the profession. With approximately 18,000 members, the ACA promotes the highest standards of ethics and patient care, contributing to the health and well-being of millions of chiropractic patients. This site includes a link to all accredited programs of chiropractic medicine. For college publications or information on admissions requirements, pre-professional curricula, grants and other financial aid, please correspond directly with the admissions office of the CCE-accredited program or institution in which you are interested.
    • Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE): The CCE is the agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education for accreditation of programs and institutions offering the doctor of chiropractic degree. CCE seeks to insure the quality of chiropractic education in the United States by means of accreditation, educational improvement and public information. CCE develops accreditation criteria to assess how effectively programs or institutions plan, implement and evaluate their mission and goals, program objectives, inputs, resources and outcomes of their chiropractic programs.