Chiropractic School in New Jersey - NJ
For students who want to pursue chiropractic medicine in New Jersey, there are some requirements you must fulfill. Before admission to any New Jersey chiropractic school, first you must attend undergraduate school and complete a minimum of 90 credit hours. After accomplishing this portion of your education, you must enroll in a Doctor of Chiropractic college program which is accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education. As of the time of this writing, there are no accredited Doctor of Chiropractic programs located in New Jersey, but there are similar programs in nearby states including New York.
Your four-year Doctor of Chiropractic program consists of two years of classroom studies and two years of clinical experience. Common classes you will encounter in your DC studies include physiology, psychology, biochemistry, pathology, and microbiology. In your clinical experience, courses will be broadened to include nutrition, physiotherapy, and the mechanics of working with various populations (i.e., geriatrics vs. pediatrics). After graduation, you must take a national examination in order to become licensed to practice chiropractic medicine in New Jersey. Then, you are free to open your own practice, join a group of practitioners, and/or take a job in chiropractic medicine in the state.