Take The Next Step to Becoming a Chiropractic Medicine Practitioner
At National University of Health Sciences, our Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine Program will prepare you to become a first-contact, primary care physician who is fully qualified to diagnose, treat and manage a wide range of conditions.
Now is the perfect time to take the next step in your journey to becoming a chiropractic medicine practitioner—fill out the form to your right to request more info today!
“I firmly believe that National gave me the best evidence-based education. I think National has the best anatomy education and the best clinical and diagnostic curriculum in the world.”
– Shachar Kenin, DC
“I’m very proud to be a National grad. National is very progressive in terms of their focus on not just dealing with structural problems—it’s looking at the total health of the patient. It prepares you to go forth and become a great diagnostician.”
– Shawn Breton, DC
20% Tuition Discount for Canadian DC students!
To qualify, students must be Canadian citizens who are accepted into the DC program, paying their tuition in US dollars and starting classes between May 2020 and May 2022. No separate application required. Contact us for more information!
Why Study Chiropractic Medicine at National?
For more than 110 years, NUHS has been the leader in integrative teaching, training and treatment. What makes us different?
An Integrative Learning Environment
At National University, you will have the unique opportunity to study chiropractic medicine in an integrative learning environment alongside other natural health care focused professionals and put your skills into practice in an integrative clinical setting.
Primary Care Focused
We train our chiropractic medicine students to become primary care physicians who are focused on providing patient-centered care and whole health healing. You will learn a variety of treatment modalities, including performing adjustments, nutritional and lifestyle counseling, providing supplements and more.
Dual Degree Advantage
At NUHS, you will have the option to earn a second degree (ND or MAc) through dual enrollment. Earning two degrees simultaneously can save you months, years and several thousands of dollars—while also expanding your career options as a chiropractic medicine practitioner and increasing your earning potential!
Rigorous Medical Education
Our DC program emphasizes broad-scope, science-based teaching through our courses. These unique courses focus on pairing the knowledge learned in the basic science courses with clinical reasoning. You’ll learn how to decide on the correct chiropractic manipulation and medical procedures needed to treat each patient condition.
Kickstart a Rewarding Career in Chiropractic Medicine
The career outlook for chiropractic medicine practitioners has never been brighter—meaning there has never been a better time to invest in a chiropractic degree!
17% Growth Before 2024
Employment of chiropractors is expected to grow 17% before 2024—much faster than the average for all occupations.
0.1% Unemployment for Doctors
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a 0.1% unemployment rate for doctors of chiropractic medicine.
$123,400 Average Annual Compensation
The average annual compensation for doctors of chiropractic medicine is: $118,900 for solo practitioners, $133,200 for those working in a multi-disciplinary clinic, and $182,160 for those working in an integrated setting.
Complete Our Chiropractic Medicine Program in as Little as 10 Trimesters
Big Cities. Big Opportunities.
Doctor of chiropractic medicine students may choose to pursue their degree at our Illinois campus near Chicago, or our Florida campus right outside Tampa. Both areas are home to some of the largest health care communities in the nation with diverse patient bases and countless post-grad opportunities.
At National University’s campus in Lombard, Illinois, you’ll find convenient on-campus housing for single students or families, including efficiency, studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments. There are also several off-campus housing options close by.
Our family-friendly campus is within walking distance of grocery stores, churches, parks, restaurants, and many retail and entertainment businesses.
Our chiropractic medicine students are taught in modern classrooms utilizing state-of-the-art technology such as SMART boards. Our gross anatomy laboratory houses human cadavers, allowing you to learn by hands-on dissection rather than prosection or virtual instruction.
In addition to hands-on dissection, NUHS offers the Anatomage Table, today’s most technologically advanced digital visualization system for anatomy education. Active learning continues during clinical science studies in our Training and Assessment Center, where you’ll work with “standardized patients” to develop your clinical and communication skills.
Experience the NUHS Difference for Yourself!
We believe in bringing together professionals from a broad range of medical specialties for the benefit of patients and the health care industry as a whole. By earning a doctor of chiropractic degree from NUHS, you’ll be ideally suited for the growing number of integrative practice opportunities.
If you’re passionate about pursuing a future in chiropractic medicine, take the next step. Contact us today!