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chiropractic technician certificate


    Video: Chiropractic Technician Certificate

    Program Number: 97-546-2
    School Year: 2018-2019
    Campus: West Bend

    Program Description

    The two courses in the Chiropractic Technician certificate will allow students to earn both the Chiropractic Technician and Chiropractic Radiographic Technician state certifications needed for employment in a Chiropractic office. The two courses are also part of the Health and Wellness program and can be utilized toward completion of that degree.  

    Chiropractic technicians help chiropractors with various aspects of patient care and management. The daily tasks of these technicians can include taking and developing x-rays, assisting in patient therapy and exercise, keeping track of patient records and answering chiropractic-related questions. Evening or weekend work might be required, depending on normal business hours. 

    Prepares students for careers as assistants to doctors of chiropractic. Upon completion, student will satisfy current State of Wisconsin Delegation law* in the areas of therapies, exercise, preliminary examination, case history and radiography.

    *State laws are subject to change. State certification required.


    Approximate Costs

    • $134.20 per credit (resident)
    • $201.30 per credit (out-of-state resident)
    • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
    • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.

    Career Opportunities

    • Chiropractic Therapy Assistant
    • Chiropractic Examination Assistant
    • Certified Chiropractic Technician
    • Chiropractic Radiographic Technician

    Admission Process

    • Submit the college admission application.   
    • Submit the $30 one-time fee.   
    • Meet with Academic Advisor to discuss order of courses and prerequisites (strongly encouraged).   

    Please visit the Admissions page for general information.


    Semester 1
    546-124Chiropractic Technician3
    546-128Chiropractic Radiologic Technician3

    Transfer Opportunities

    Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

    Additional Information

    *Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

    For co-curricular activities and opportunities related to this program/certificate, click here.