New York Chiropractic College


New York Chiropractic College

New York Chiropractic College is committed to academic excellence, quality paitent care, and professional leadership.


New York Chiropractic College is committed to academic excellence, quality patient care, and professional leadership.


New York Chiropractic College will be recognized as a leading institution for the education and training of natural healthcare professionals and academicians who embrace interprofessional collaboration.


We value...

  • the core principles of all our natural healthcare programs;
  • our heritage as a chiropractic educational institution;
  • the provision of the finest natural healthcare education, clinical experience, and support systems to facilitate alumni success in diverse careers;
  • innovative teaching and learning methods that complement and enhance our existing programs;
  • the development and utilization of best practices in lifelong learning, interprofessional collaborative healthcare, scholarship, and the exploration of new knowledge;
  • excellence, honesty, accountability, and fiscal responsibility in all endeavors;
  • diversity, inclusiveness, and tolerance in all interactions;
  • an environment that balances knowledge, authority, and responsibility;
  • the cultivation of nurturing relationships with all our stakeholders; and
  • our role as an authority in natural healthcare education and the leadership role(s) our faculty, staff, and alumni have within the communities they serve.

New York Chiropractic College Campus

NYCC's campus is in Seneca Falls situated in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, overlooking sparkling Cayuga Lake.

The cost of living is low, and the quality of life is high!

  • Campus' lush 286 acres, and picturesque setting;
  • Spacious, suite-style on-campus housing for individuals and families;
  • State-of-the-art, 8,000 square-foot research building;
  • Spacious theater hosts lectures, plus musical, comedy and dramatic productions;
  • Multipurpose athletic complex with pool, basketball, racquetball, weight room, and athletic fields;
  • Nine-hole golf course and driving range on campus!
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Degree Programs

New York Chiropractic College is a leader in natural healthcare education providing accredited training in the following degree programs:

  • Doctor of Chiropractic
  • Master of Science in Acupuncture
  • Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
  • Master of Science in Diagnostic Imaging
  • Master of Science in Applied Clinical Nutrition
  • Master of Science in Clinical Anatomy
  • Master of Science in Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction
  • Bachelor of Professional Studies


  • Registered by the New York State Education Department of the University of the State of New York
  • Regional Accreditation by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
  • Programmatic accreditation by the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE)
  • Programmatic Accreditation by the Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM)
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Doctor of Chiropractic

Campus Full time Part time 5 years September 2017 USA Seneca Falls + 1 more

The Doctor of Chiropractic degree program advances the Mission, Vision, and Values of New York Chiropractic College through its preparation of doctors of chiropractic who provide primary and collaborative care, [+]

Program Purpose The Doctor of Chiropractic degree program advances the Mission, Vision, and Values of New York Chiropractic College through its preparation of doctors of chiropractic who provide primary and collaborative care, and who place special emphasis on neuromusculoskeletal conditions and overall patient wellness. Program Goals To embody the principles of academic excellence and patient-centered care through the analysis of evidence, utilization of best practices and incorporation of patient values in clinical assessment, diagnosis, chiropractic technique, case management, and documentation. To exhibit and value integrity, compassion and ethical principles in alignment with chiropractic professional standards and consistent with the role of a healthcare provider while accepting responsibility for personal actions. To demonstrate effective leadership skills. To contribute positively to the chiropractic profession and broader community by utilizing knowledge and skills to assess critical issues, adapt to change, and communicate effectively with diverse populations. Facts About NYCC & Chiropractic Special emphasis given to the treatment of neuromusculoskeletal conditions Discover the science, art and philosophy of chiropractic Get one-on-one attention and mentoring from faculty members who are practicing doctors of chiropractic Prepare for a successful career with education focusing on practice development along with in-depth chiropractic study 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 Benefit from real-world experience with internships in an array of diverse healthcare environments We are helping to advance the chiropractic profession by actively supporting chiropractic research Learn to manage patient care through collaborative partnerships with other traditional and alternative healthcare professional Duration of the Doctoral Degree Program The Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) degree requires a minimum of ten 15-week trimesters (three years and four months, total) of full-time resident study, including a clinical internship. This is the equivalent of five academic years Students who need to complete the program over a period longer than the stated minimum may do so under the guidance of the Dean of Chiropractic To be awarded the D.C. degree, it is mandatory that degree requirements be completed within seven calendar years of original matriculation Course Information and Academic Calendar Summary of Course Hours for Doctor of Chiropractic Anatomy 585 hours Biochemistry 75 hours Physiopathology 330 hours Microbiology and Public Health 135 hours Diagnosis 540 hours Diagnostic Imaging 270 hours Clinical Laboratory 75 hours Associated Studies 150 hours Chiropractic Philosophy 195 hours Chiropractic Technique 615 hours Ancillary Therapeutic Procedures 90 hours Clinical Practice Issues 195 hours Clinical Experience and Outpatient Services 1,305 hours Total Core hours 4,560 hours Elective Courses 135 hours Total 4,695 hours Clinical Opportunities Starting seventh trimester Full-year clinic-based internship Clinical practice and research settings Four NYCC operated health centers: Seneca Falls, Buffalo/Depew, Rochester, Long Island/Levittown Major hospitals, research centers and clinics: Veterans Administration (VA) Hospitals (Canandaigua, Rochester, Bath, and Buffalo, NY) University of Rochester Medical Center (Monroe Community Hospital) Salvation Army Clinics Buffalo Spine and Sports Institute National Naval Medical Center; Bethesda, MD [-]


Master of Science in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine

Campus Full time 9 semesters September 2017 USA Seneca Falls

The Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Master of Science degree programs provide a comprehensive professional education in acupuncture and Oriental medicine that, combined with instruction in biomedicine, [+]

Purpose The Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Master of Science degree programs provide a comprehensive professional education in acupuncture and Oriental medicine that, combined with instruction in biomedicine, prepares graduates to practice as independent healthcare providers capable of practicing in multidisciplinary healthcare settings. Educational Objectives Graduates of the Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Degree Programs will: Be able to demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of Traditional Chinese Medicine theory, and be able to apply theory to clinical practice; Be able to use Traditional Chinese Medicine assessment and diagnostic techniques in order to develop treatment plans for patients with a diverse range of medical conditions, and to help patients maintain and enhance wellness and vitality; Be able to utilize acupuncture, moxibustion and, as appropriate, Chinese herbal medicine as primary treatment modalities, as well as incorporate into practice elements of tuina, nutritional counseling, Tai Ji Chuan and Qi Gong exercise and breathing techniques, and other related modalities; Demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of the historical and philosophical foundations of Oriental medicine, as well as the diversity of Oriental medical theories and clinical approaches; Be conversant with biomedical terminology, pharmacology, diagnostic procedures, and conventional treatment options in order to communicate effectively with patients and other healthcare practitioners, as well as make timely and appropriate referral for emergency conditions and conditions not readily treatable by Oriental medicine; Be able to practice integratively and collaboratively in a wide range of healthcare settings, including hospitals and multidisciplinary clinics, and to work safely and effectively with patients; Be able to describe basic scientific research methodology, and to demonstrate the ability to critically assess research literature in acupuncture and Oriental medicine; Be able to demonstrate knowledge of the ethical, legal and professional requirements of licensed acupuncture practice; Be able to demonstrate the practice management skills necessary for entering practice. Masters Degree in Acupuncture (MSA) 120 credit (2,265 contact hour) program Covers theory, history and philosophy of Oriental medicine Extensive training in Oriental medicine pattern differentiation and diagnosis Extensive clinical training focusing on the application of acupuncture treatment, including – practical skills instruction clinical observation & assistantship year-long clinical internship under guidance of expert practitioners All aspects of Oriental medicine modalities are taught, including – Tuina (Asian bodywork) Qi Gong (Qi cultivation techniques) Moxibustion, Gua Sha, and other adjunctive techniques Eastern Dietary Therapy Comprehensive biomedicine education including anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and western clinical medicine. Anatomy courses include time in our campus cadaver labs. Emphasis of the program also includes effective practice management, and understanding of scientific research. This program is ideal for students interested in an education in acupuncture and Oriental medicine that includes comprehensive training in the application of acupuncture treatment. Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MSAOM) 164 credit (3,060 contact hour) program Encompasses entirety of MSA program training Additional training focused on the practice and application of Chinese herbal medicine, including – study of individual medicinal agents & herbal formulas further training in pattern differentiation, diagnosis, and application of herbal therapy practical training in herb dispensary management and herb preparation training related to herb safety, toxicity and herb/drug interactions Additional training focusing on the clinical application of Chinese herbal medicine, including – clinical observation & assistantship courses that involve training and hours working in the medicinal herb dispensary extensive clinical internship training thoroughly incorporating application of herbal medicine with patients in a variety of clinical settings extensive training in application of raw herb formulas, granular herb mixtures, and prepared herb products This program is ideal for students interested in a comprehensive education in Oriental medicine that includes Chinese herbal medicine, or for those individuals planning to apply for licensure in a state requiring training in herbal medicine. [-]

Location address
2360 State Rte. 89
Seneca Falls, New York, 13148 US