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Chiropractic is a health-care profession that focuses on the spine and other joints of the body, and their connection to the nervous system. The word “chiropractic” means “to be done by hand.”

Chiropractors help patients maintain optimal health while avoiding unnecessary drugs or surgery. In addition to adjustments, chiropractors also provide soft-tissue therapies, lifestyle recommendations, fitness coaching and nutritional advice. An estimated 50 million American see a chiropractor each year.

Turn your passion into a profession.

Learn why thousands of students are choosing Palmer College of Chiropractic at Palmer West in San Jose, California.

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Become a Chiropractor

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The combined average first-year employment of Palmer’s 2018 graduates from all three campuses was

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“I always knew I wanted to do something within the health field, and chiropractic seemed like it was the best fit for me, especially as I learned that chiropractic was more than just adjusting the spine.”

Melissa H.

2015 Palmer graduate

“I decided to attend Palmer’s San Jose, Calif., campus because of the welcoming nature of the community. At Palmer West, there is so much support offered by the student body, faculty and staff, while somehow still maintaining a competitive academic environment.”

Ayo F.

2015 Palmer graduate

Sports Council

With Palmer Sports Council, you’ll work on and off the field with athletes to learn how to evaluate sport-specific injuries and treatment protocols.

At Palmer West, you’ll have the opportunity to take a varied selection of classes that can help you discover where you want to go after graduation. Whether you’re looking to own a private practice, or participate in chiropractic research aimed at improving the ways communities live and learn, there's no shortage of opportunities.

Field Training Program

Through a mentorship with a licensed chiropractor, you’ll gain valuable insight into the everyday management of a private practice. 

DoD/VA Program

A truly unique experience to serve our nation’s military members and veterans while gaining valuable clinical experience in a multi-disciplinary environment.


Connect with the thriving business culture of Silicon Valley and improve employee wellness with corporate chiropractic. 

Find your niche.

Imagine your future at Palmer West with our sample curriculum

Palmer College of Chiropractic is The Trusted Leader in Chiropractic Education. 

As a member of our community, you’ll learn the depth and breadth of the science, art and philosophy of chiropractic as a primary care professional concerned with the whole patient

As a Palmer student attending Palmer West in San Jose, CA, you’ll have access to a prestigious education from faculty and staff that care about your success. Our wide-variety of technique education, innovative, industry leading chiropractic research, or continuing education opportunities will keep you at the top of your field for years to come. 

As a Palmer graduate, you’ll have an understanding of your contribution to the chiropractic profession and your role as patient-centered health care providers in the community. You’ll be a part of the Palmer family, with an esteemed alumni network and career opportunities. 

You can help build the healthy communities of tomorrow. There’s never been a better time to shine as a Palmer chiropractor.

You belong at Palmer.


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