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NYCC - The Training and Skills for Successful, Fulfilling Careers

New York Chiropractic College delivers an exceptional, leading-edge chiropractic education offering an integrated curriculum that combines a unique balance of art, science and philosophy. What emerges are doctors of chiropractic fully capable of administering quality healthcare, and who are passionate about advancing the chiropractic profession.

In addition, innovative graduate programs in acupuncture and oriental medicine help meet the skyrocketing demand for trained alternative and complementary practitioners.

How NYCC Delivers Exceptional Academics

  • Mentoring and one-on-one attention from a senior faculty of practicing doctors of chiropractic and Oriental medicine practitioners
  • Progressive, balanced curriculum of art, science and philosophy, incorporating valuable clinical experiences
  • State-of-the-art anatomy center – featuring full human dissection – rivaling many medical school facilities
  • Extensive array of full-year academic internship and fellowship programs offer opportunities for training in a variety of healthcare environments
  • Varied student population from U.S., Canada and other countries creates an atmosphere of diversity, understanding and communication

Acclaimed Choices in Degree Programs

Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.)

  • Become part of one of the fastest-growing, highest-demand healthcare professions
    • - U.S. Dept. of Labor predicts that openings for doctors of chiropractic will grow faster than average for health-related occupations, as demand for complementary medicine increases

  • Discover the science, art and philosophy of chiropractic
  • Learn to manage patient care through collaborative partnerships with other traditional and alternative healthcare professionals
  • Benefit from real-world experience with a full year of internships in an array of diverse healthcare environments
  • Get one-on-one attention and mentoring from faculty who are practicing doctors of chiropractic
  • Prepare for a successful career with courses focusing on practice development along with in-depth chiropractic study


Master of Science in Acupuncture (M.S.A.)
Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (M.S.A.O.M.)

  • Prepare for an exciting career with great potential
    • - Currently 700,000 licensed physicians in the U.S., but only 15,000 licensed acupuncturists – the growth and opportunities are outstanding
  • M.S.A. provides comprehensive training in acupuncture and related modalities
  • M.S.A.O.M. also encompasses Chinese herbal medicine
  • Clinically oriented curriculum lets graduates practice in a wide variety of healthcare settings, including hospitals
  • Three-year programs ideal for healthcare practitioners, mid-career professionals and recent college graduates

Our Measure of Success

NYCC students consistently score above the U.S. average on the U.S. Chiropractic Board Exams, and score well on the Canadian Chiropractic Board Exams. That’s a tribute to the comprehensive, in-depth education NYCC delivers.

  • NYCC grads hold positions of responsibility in local, state and national chiropractic associations
  • NYCC grads renowned as distinguished researchers, authors, teachers, civic leaders and practitioners