What is the Educational Background of a Chiropractor?
A chiropractor’s education consists of six to eight years of college study, including four year at a chiropractic college. Chiropractic students must study anatomy, bacteriology, pathology, physiology, biochemistry, pediatrics, geriatrics, spinal manipulation, x-ray, nutrition, physical diagnosis, physical therapeutics and more. Total classroom requirements equal about 4,485 hours of study. A chiropractor must also complete a clinical internship or externship, then pass rigorous national and state licensing examinations.