Doctor of Chiropractic Degree

Doctor of Chiropractic Degree

At Logan University, we believe in an evidence-informed, outcome-based curriculum to create practice-ready Doctors of Chiropractic.

The Logan education is based on an academic curriculum that is grounded in the Logan tradition and infused with current research, technology and proven practices to educate tomorrow's chiropractor.

By offering students hands-on experience early in their education, a broad diversity of clinical immersion opportunities and business classes instructed by one of the nation's top MBA programs, our graduates are confident and better prepared to lead the integrated health care industry.


  • Doctor of Chiropractic Admissions Requirements

    Admissions Requirements

    Admissions guidelines for the Doctor of Chiropractic Degree.

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  • Doctor of Chiropractic Clinical Opportunities

    Clinical Opportunities

    A wealth of clinical experiences are available to each Doctor of Chiropractic student.

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  • Doctor of Chiropractic Techniques

    Chiropractic Techniques

    Learn about the core chiropractic techniques taught as well as the variety of electives available.

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  • Doctor of Chiropractic Curriculum

    Curriculum

    Details regarding the Doctor of Chiropractic curriculum can be found in the Academic Catalog.

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  • Why Become a Chiropractor?
    Doctor of Chiropractic Degree

    As a career, the field of chiropractic provides a great quality of life. According to the Chiropractic Economics 2016 Salary and Expense survey, Doctors of Chiropractic spend an average of 34 hours per week engaged in patient care and the average total compensation for a DC is just over $147,000. In addition, over 60% of all chiropractors are self-employed.

    The future of chiropractic is bright. Employment of chiropractors is projected to grow 17% from 2014-2024, faster than average for all occupations. – Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.

    Logan University believes education should be top quality and should be affordable.  As such, Logan University strives to offer a quality education, defined as meeting or exceeding our strategic goals, at an affordable cost, defined as charging at or below the mean cost for a like degree.

     Learn more about what sets Logan's Doctor of Chiropractic program apart from other chiropractic programs. 

    Chiropractic vs Other Degrees

     

  • Why Logan University?
    Why Logan?

    Logan University is dedicated to maximizing human performance through innovative health education and continuous quality improvement. With an established and world-renowned reputation for academic excellence, Logan University offers first-class programs, facilities and faculty.

    Logan University graduates employ a holistic approach to health and wellness to meet patient demands and to lead the integrated health care industry.

     Learn more about what sets Logan's Doctor of Chiropractic program apart from other chiropractic programs. 


    Innovative Curriculum

    Logan University’s Doctor of Chiropractic degree curriculum strives to be evidence-informed and outcome-based in order to create practice-ready Doctors of Chiropractic. The Logan education is based on an academic curriculum that is grounded in the Logan tradition and infused with current research, technology and proven practices to educate tomorrow’s chiropractor.

    Students are introduced early on to a variety of topics, allowing integration of the classroom coursework with hands-on clinical practice. Logan students spend 40% of their time in their first year in hands-on clinical skills courses. By offering students hands-on experience early in their education with a broad diversity of clinical immersion opportunities, Logan graduates are confident and better prepared.

    Logan’s Clinical Advantages

    Logan University pushes the envelope to secure immersive, collaborative and outcome-driven opportunities by partnering with diverse organizations. The depth and complexity of care that comes with serving the underserved, the uninsured and the disabled population creates confident and proficient leaders. Beyond the walls of the clinics, student interns are preventing athletic injuries and enhancing human performance of college and high school athletes. Logan is constantly forging new relationships that allow student interns to deepen their knowledge of integrated clinical practice.

    Learn more about the Clinical Opportunities offered at Logan.


    The Trimester System

    Logan University’s academic year consists of three 15-week trimesters. Trimesters begin each January, May and September. The trimester format allows for more flexibility for students who are deciding when to begin their education.

    Quality Education at an Outstanding Value

    Quality education at a great value makes Logan a natural choice for those seeking careers in the health care field. Logan’s tuition for undergraduate, masters and doctorate courses are competitively priced. When Logan students graduate, they leave not only with an outstanding education, but also with smaller student loans.

    Logan Tuition vs Other Schools

    In addition to maintaining an affordable tuition, Logan's student loan default rate is one of the lowest in the country. When our students graduate they leave not only with an outstanding education, but also with smaller student loans. Our graduates are able to find jobs and pay back their loans, as evidenced by Logan's low default rate (seen below).

     

    Logan Default Rate

    Life in Chesterfield

    Logan University is located in Chesterfield, Missouri, a western suburb of St. Louis. Chesterfield enjoys the best of both worlds - the safety and tranquility of a suburb, but with the excitement and activity of a larger city. Off campus, students enjoy the vibrant arts and music of Chesterfield along with top-rated schools, beautiful parks and a large variety of shopping venues and restaurants. St. Louis area attractions such as the Saint Louis Zoo, Gateway Arch, Forest Park and professional sports teams are all within a 30-minute drive.

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Concurrent Master's Degree

Students entering the Doctor of Chiropractic Program may earn concurrent credit for the Master's of Sports Rehabilitation or the Master's of Nutrition & Human Performance while completing doctoral studies.

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