To learn more, visit: https://www.morainepark.edu/academics/programs/chiropractic-technician-certificate/
Program Number: 97-546-2
Campus: West Bend
This program is not eligible for financial aid
Get started in an exciting career you’ll love in as little as one semester with Moraine Park’s Chiropractic Technician Certificate, which allows students to earn both the Chiropractic Technician and Chiropractic Radiographic Technician state certifications.
About the Program
Moraine Park’s Chiropractic Technician Certificate prepares students for work as chiropractic assistants, and allows students to earn both the chiropractic technician and chiropractic radiological technician state certifications.
The certificate program consists of two courses that are part of the Health and Wellness associate degree program and can be used toward completion of that degree.
Upon completion, students will satisfy the state of Wisconsin current requirements for Chiropractic Technician and Chiropractic Radiographic Technician certification1 in the areas of therapies, exercise, preliminary examination, case history and radiography.
What You’ll Learn
Students gain hands-on experience in many of the daily tasks of chiropractic technicians, including taking x-rays and assisting in patient therapy and exercise, keeping track of patient records and answering chiropractic-related questions.
Earn credits at MPTC and transfer to a four-year college to earn your bachelor’s degree.
Visit the Transfer to a Four-Year College page for more information on credit transfer agreements between Moraine Park and four-year colleges, both public and private.
State Certification Disclosure: Moraine Park’s Chiropractic Technician Certificate prepares students to obtain the educational requirements to pursue certification to be employed/practice in the state of Wisconsin. No determination has been made if the curriculum matches the educational requirements for preparation, examinations, or certification for other states. Visit the Accreditation page for more details about certification.
Standard Admissions steps details
Credit for Prior Learning
Earn college credit outside the classroom through Moraine Park’s Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) opportunities. Credit opportunities are available for:
- Previous college coursework from prior institutions
- Military training and experience
- Passing of MPTC or national exams
- Skills or knowledge developed on the job or through other life experiences
Visit MPTC’s Credit for Prior Learning page for more information.
- $146.20 per credit (resident)
- $219.30 per credit (out-of-state resident)
Associate of Arts/Associate of Science
- $188.90 per credit (resident)
- $283.35 per credit (out-of-state resident)
Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
- $4.50 minimum per course Material Fee
- $12.50 per-credit Supplemental Fee for Undergraduate courses
- $10 minimum per credit Online Course Fee (Fee suspended for 2023-2024)
- $4.50 per term mandatory Student Accident Insurance Fee
Please refer to Tuition & Fee Information for additional enrollment fee information.
Earn a certificate, technical diploma and associate degree along this pathway. Start with some courses for entry-level employment, and continue with additional courses for higher wages and job advancement.