Rarely a week goes by that someone doesn’t ask me about the education required to become a Doctor of Chiropractic. Sometimes they want to know about the length of time a D.C. has attended college, other times they wonder about the types of courses. I can only speak for myself, as with many other professions, the path to a degree can be a simple or complex road.
I attended college with classmates who had received Bachelor’s Degrees, Master’s Degrees, PhD’s, and MD’s. Some people had previous experience in completely opposites fields, and some were just beginning their college experience. To clarify a few things, I thought I would take a moment to breakdown the minimum amount of hours in each field of study to become a Doctor of Chiropractic. This will be contrasted with a medical degree
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