Professional Program

The 3.5-year professional program leads to a doctor of chiropractic degree.

D'Youville's Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) program integrates the natural and social sciences with practice experience in a team-based setting. The 3.5-year professional program prepares doctors of chiropractic as primary healthcare professionals capable of responding to the changing demands of society in an ever-evolving, integrative healthcare system.

D'Youville is the first liberal arts college in New York State to offer a professional doctor of chiropractic degree program. Nationwide, D'Youville offers the first chiropractic program that is truly integrated with traditional healthcare fields.

Additional Distinctions:

  • Learn in a program that has a solid science foundation and evidence-based clinical training.
  • Gain experience in a variety of clinical settings including a multidisciplinary clinic with physical therapists, surgeons and chiropractors.
  • Provide care for underserved populations through community outreach in area clinics.
  • Learn in our chiropractic adjusting laboratories where there is one instructor for every 10 students.
  • Small class sizes of 30 students or less for lectures

Upon graduation, you will be prepared to:

  • communicate effectively with patients and other healthcare practitioners
  • troubleshoot and solve problems related to drug therapy regimens
  • develop and evaluate programs to improve the health of the communities you serve
  • become a compassionate healthcare provider and effective contributor to a healthcare team

Note to applicants: Be sure to check out the application and admission requirements for this program.

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