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Online Degree

Master of Science in Integrative Pediatrics

Coming Fall 2022 for Doctors of Chiropractic

Online Degree

Master of Science in Integrative Pediatrics

Coming Fall 2022 for Doctors of Chiropractic

Online Degree

Master of Science in Integrative Pediatrics

Coming Fall 2022 for Doctors of Chiropractic

Online Degree

Master of Science in Integrative Pediatrics

Coming Fall 2022 for Doctors of Chiropractic

Cutting Edge, Clinically-Focused, Evidence-Based, Expert-Driven Training in Pediatrics

Doctors of Chiropractic can change the trajectory of children’s lives by improving their health. Logan University’s online Master of Science in Integrative Pediatrics program blends passion, excellence and leadership and offers clinically focused, specialized training for Doctors of Chiropractic seeking to become experts in pediatric health care.

Courses are offered online with annual practicums held in-person for hands-on learning.

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First of its kind

Led by program founder Elise Hewitt, DC, DICCP, FICC, one of the foremost authorities in the specialty of chiropractic pediatrics, Logan’s Master of Science in Integrative Pediatrics is the first program of its kind in the United States. The two-year, part-time degree is offered primarily online with annual practicums held in-person for hands-on learning.

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Excellence, Quality & Safety

The Master of Science in Integrative Pediatrics degree provides high-quality, clinically focused, specialized training for Doctors of Chiropractic who want to take their pediatric knowledge and expertise to a higher level and deliver safe and effective care modified for pediatric patients. The program is also open to international chiropractors with a DC-equivalent degree and to students with advanced standing.

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Evidence-Informed Curriculum

Gain a working knowledge and understanding of the anatomy, physiology, neurology and nutritional needs of pediatric patients; improve manual therapy skills with training in spinal, cranial and extremity techniques; learn how to manage common and uncommon pediatric health conditions while appraising and assimilating scientific evidence; and dive into management of pediatric sports injuries and extremity conditions.

Meet The Program Director

Elise Hewitt, DC, DICCP, FICC

Logan’s Master of Science in Integrative Pediatrics is overseen by program founder Dr. Hewitt, a board-certified pediatric Doctor of Chiropractic and one of the foremost authorities in the specialty of chiropractic pediatrics. She has spent more than 30 years advocating for the chiropractic care of children and served as president of the ACA Pediatrics Council for 10 years. In addition to treating children in her pediatrics-only practice, Dr. Hewitt is a member of the prestigious NCMIC Speakers Bureau for which she teaches all aspects of pediatric practice. Dr. Hewitt was named 2019 Pediatric Chiropractic of the Year by the ACA Pediatrics Council.

Meet The Team

A founder member of the Paediatric Association of South Africa, Mike is passionate about providing chiropractic care to families, in particular working with infants and toddlers.

Mike has lectured extensively on topics related to infant care, as well as regularly appearing as a guest on radio and television shows. He hosts podcasts for parents and professionals alike and is the founder of The Paediatric Network, an online teaching platform for all professionals working with children. He has published scientific works regarding plagiocephaly (mis-shapen heads) and manual therapy for excessively crying infants.

He earned an M.Tech in Chiropractic from University of Johannesburg, South Africa in 2005 and completed his Master’s degree in Paediatric Musculoskeletal Health in 2019 from Bournemouth University. In 2021, Dr. Marinus was inducted as a Fellow of the Royal College of Chiropractors in 2021.

At Logan, Dr. Marinus teaches Fundamentals of Chiropractic Pediatrics and Advanced Pediatric Practice.

Dr. Erickson has been in private practice in New York, New York for more 30 years, where she cares for adults, children and infants. She is spokeswoman for the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), serves on the leadership team for the ACA Council on Women’s Health, and a Fellow of the American College of Chiropractic. Dr Erickson is on the board of advisors for the Bottom Line, a women’s health newsletter, and has authored textbook chapters on Chiropractic and Integrative Healthcare and Pediatric Chiropractic.

After earning a Bachelor of Science in biology and chemistry from Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio, Dr. Erickson pursued her Doctor of Chiropractic degree at New York Chiropractic College, graduating with honors in 1988. She trained in pediatric craniosacral therapy with Dr John Upledger, and Dr Steve Williams. Dr. Erickson became the first DC credentialed by a teaching hospital in the U.S. as part of Beth Israel’s Continuum Center for Health and Healing in New York City.

For nearly two decades, Dr. Erickson has been teaching and lecturing at conferences, conventions and university commencements across the country. She has appeared in major media outlets like the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, O Magazine, CNN, NBC and the TODAY Show, speaking on topics including pediatrics and women’s health.

At Logan, Dr. Erickson instructs Pediatric Technique 1 for the Master of Science in Integrated Pediatrics.

Dr. Halverson earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in San Jose, California, before becoming a Radiology Resident at Logan University in 2019. Upon completing his residency in Spring 2022, Dr. Halverson will join the Universidad Central del Caribe in Puerto Rico as an assistant professor.

At Logan, Dr. Halverson instructs Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging for the Master of Science in Integrated Pediatrics.

Specializing in pediatric care, Allison Harvey, DC has been treating children since 2006 and is one of the only board-eligible Diplomates in Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics (DICCP) in Missouri. In addition to serving as the senior clinician for the pediatric department at the Montgomery Health Center on Logan University’s campus, Dr. Harvey teaches pediatric courses to trimester 7 Doctor of Chiropractic students and oversees the very specialized, highly sought-after pediatrics rotation.

Dr. Harvey is certified in acupuncture and has attended multiple seminars and programs in her nearly two decades providing chiropractic care. She regularly speaks on chiropractic pediatric topics in local media and has facilitated in numerous workshops and webinars.

At Logan, Dr. Harvey instructs Pediatric Case Management 1 and Advanced Pediatric Case Management for the Master of Science in Integrated Pediatrics.

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MSIP at Logan

Program Highlights

Courses

Logan’s MSIP courses prepare you with advanced skills and training needed to be successful.

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Admission Requirements

Determine your eligibility to start the journey toward attaining your degree in Integrative Pediatrics. Questions? Speak to a member of our Admissions team who can guide you through the process.

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Tuition and Fees

Logan offers a number of financing options to students. Learn more about how we can help you get started.

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Program Learning Outcomes

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