Chiropractic Assistant/Technician Major

This major is a program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of a chiropractor, to provide patient management, examination, and treatment services.

Includes instruction in the principles and procedures of chiropractic, radiographic X-Ray procedures and techniques, X-Ray film analysis and media studies, orthopedic and neurological testing, clinical laboratory procedures, patient management and education, office administrative skills, and applicable law and regulations.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Chiropractic Assistant/Technician Major?

Job opportunities for chiropractic assistants/technicians are good in the future as this career subsector is expected to see a four percent (4%) growth 2019-2029.  A certificate is typically the minimum educational requirement to enter this career area.  Chiropractic assistants/technicians usually experience some on-the-job training.  In addition, non-certification programs may be an option.

 

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Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

 

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