Certificate│6 Credits│West Bend Campus
Get started in an exciting chiropractic technician/assistant 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.
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 certification* in the areas of therapies, exercise, preliminary examination, case history and radiography.
*State laws are subject to change. State certification required.
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.
Career opportunities include, but aren’t limited to, the following:
- Chiropractic Therapy Assistant
- Chiropractic Examination Assistant
- Chiropractic Therapeutic Exercise Assistant
- Certified Chiropractic Technician
- Certified Chiropractic Radiologic Technician
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.
Moraine Park’s admissions starts with the online application. The admissions steps and financial aid process can take 4-5 weeks for some programs, so plan ahead.
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The cost of your degree depends on a number of factors such as total credits required, textbooks and the financial aid you receive. Some programs have additional costs such as uniforms, technology and equipment.
Please refer to the Tuition & Fee Information for enrollment fee information.
Cost of Attendance
Cost of attendance (sometimes referred to as the “sticker price”) is the maximum amount of money it costs to attend college for one year and is used to determine your financial aid offering.
While attending Moraine Park during the 2023-24 school year, your estimated cost of attendance for one full year includes tuition of $4,375 (15 credits for fall and spring semester), fees of $338, food and housing of $4,052 (if living with parents, $9,614 if living on your own), books and supplies of $2,061, personal expenses of $2,245, and transportation of $2,007 for a total of $15,161. Your direct costs (those costs paid directly to the college) include tuition & fees. The indirect costs (costs not paid to the college) can vary from individual to individual and your own personal needs.
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.
High school dual credit provides high school students the opportunity to earn college credit while in high school, without leaving their high school classroom. The courses are taught by certified high school instructors using technical college curriculum, grading policies and textbooks.
Has previous life experience already helped you build knowledge and skills applicable to your studies? Applying previously earned credits to a program of study can save you both time spent in the classroom and money spent on tuition and fees.
Financial Aid is provided to aid eligible associate degree and technical diploma programs with 28 credits or more. Processing can take 6-8 weeks after a student’s completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is received.