A chiropractic practitioner graduated from a fully accredited “first professional degree” granting institutions commonly holds the title of Doctor of Chiropractic, DC.
The DC degree is is accredited by one of the regional regulatory body such as the General Chiropractic Council in UK or New York State Board of Regents. The DC degree is also listed as a First Professional Degree, in the same category as the MD (Doctor of Medicine) or D.O. (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine).
The title Master in Chiropractic, MChiro or MC, is also widely known internationally.
Academic Post-Doctoral graduate degrees are obtained in various institutions worldwide; these range from community recognized certifications such Certified Chiropractic Rehabilitation Doctor (CCRD) and International Chiropractic Sport Science Diplomate (ICCSD) to nationally recognized Board certifications such as Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Radiology (DACBR), and the Diplomate of the American Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedics (DABCO).
Should you have any concern about your chiropractor’s credentials, contact us for more details and clarifications.