General Chiropractor vs Doctor Of Chiropractic

4-Year Bachelor of Science (Hons) Chiropractic Programme

Achievable Title and Degree

Title : General Chiropractor

Degree :Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Chiropractic

Entry Process: A level/STEP Pass SPM / O-Levels with minimum 5 credits in Mathematics, 2 Science subjects and 2 other subjects.

Note:Specific SPM / O-Levels requirements may be needed for admissions into any other college offers same or similar programmes.

Tuition Fee: RM 248,800

After Graduation: Able to practice in Malaysia as a Chiropractor, Bachelor’s degree under MOH requirements.

Average Salary in Malaysia Yr : RM 55,200

Top 10% earning Yr: RM 149,000

Doctoral Degree Program Of Chiropractic

Achievable Title and Degree

Title : Doctor Of Chiropractor

Degree : Doctor of Chiropractic

Places Offer :Chiropractic Universities (USA). Chiropractic Universities in U.S. follow the guidelines for enrolment established by the CCE (Council on Chiropractic Education). The CCE accredits all DC (Doctor of Chiropractic) programs in the US and is recognized by the US Secretary of Education.

Entry Process:To qualify for admissions to a chiropractic doctoral degree program, entering students must have earned a minimum of 90 transferable semester units (135 quarter units) from a nationally or regionally accredited institution. Students who have carried a 3.0 GPA or above (out of 4.0) will be considered for our standard and/or accelerated program. Students with a 2.75 GPA but are falling short of the 3.0 guideline will be reviewed and will be considered for an Alternative Admissions Track Program. While the 90-unit threshold is nationally dictated by the CCE, it also ensures that students have the foundation necessary to succeed in a post-graduate level environment.

Science Prerequisites for a Chiropractic Degree:24 of the 90 semester unit requirement (36 quarter units) must have come from Life or Physical Science courses. At least half of those science courses must have had a substantive lab component.

Tuition Fee: RM 430,000

After graduation:Able to practice in most of the world as a Doctor of Chiropractic with Doctoral degree under requirements.

Average Salary in Cal. U.S Yr : RM 700,000

10 Things You Didn’t Know About DCS

There are plenty of misconceptions and flat-out myths about chiropractic care. The fact is, chiropractic care is a 125-year-old, evidence-based, licensed healthcare practice that helps millions of people worldwide reduce pain, increase mobility and improve their overall health and well-being – all without drugs or surgery. If you already knew those facts, then here are 10 other things that you might not know about chiropractic care and the doctors who deliver it.

  1. DC stands for doctor of chiropractic
  2. Doctor of chiropractic programs typically take four years to complete and require at least three years of undergraduate college education for admission, a total of seven years of post-high school education.
  3. In many states,DCs can order advanced imaging studies such as MRI, CT and Ultrasound.More than halfof DCs have their own radiology equipment.
  4. Doctors of chiropractic focus on patient’s overall health. DCs believe that malfunctioning spinal joints and other somatic tissues interfere with a person’s neuro-musculoskeletal system and can result in poor health.
  5. Doctors of chiropractic are not winnable doctors. They choose the DC profession because they want to help the body heal itself and avoid pharmaceutical interventions.
  6. The percentage of female DCs has more than doubled – from13.3%in 1991 to27.1%in 2014.
  7. Over 40%of DCs are self-employed and own their own clinic.
  8. In addition to operating a general chiropractic practice, some DCs specialize in areas such as sports, neurology, orthopaedics, paediatrics, or nutrition, among others.
  9. The DC profession began atPalmer School and Cure(now Palmer College of Chiropractic) in Davenport, Iowa in 1897. By 1922, enrolment grew to more than 3,000 students.
  10. Doctors of chiropractic practice in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and in many other countries, including Canada, Mexico, Great Britain, Switzerland, Australia, Philippines and Japan.