NYCC Celebrates Commencement on July 28, 2018
New York Chiropractic College will host its Spring 2018 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, July 28, at 9:30 a.m. in the NYCC Standard Process Athletic Center. During the ceremony, NYCC will confer 122 degrees on the graduating students.
Twenty four graduates will take the Chiropractic Oath and receive their Doctor of Chiropractic degrees. This degree is earned after 10 trimesters of study (15 weeks each), including courses in areas like biochemistry, gross anatomy, neuroscience, nutrition, and business management, as well as extensive hands-on clinical experience and research.
An additional 98 graduates will receive master's degrees in such areas as Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction, and Applied Clinical Nutrition.
During the ceremony, graduating students will receive awards for excellence in academics, community service, clinical practice, and leadership. Graduates and guests will also be addressed by Commencement speaker Ian D. Coulter, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Dr. Coulter is a senior health policy researcher at the RAND Corporation and holds several professorships; he has more than 40 years of experience conducting qualitative and quantitative research into Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Integrative Medicine, and has over 150 book and article publications to his name.