The practitioner trained at SCU can serve as a primary care provider, proficiently skilled to meet the demands and healthcare delivery practices of the evolving complementary and alternative healthcare market. You will learn practices such as diagnosis/clinical impressions, history taking/record keeping, case follow-up/review, physical, psychosocial and neuro-musculoskeletal examinations, diagnostic imaging, and research/medical informatics.
For nearly a century SCU has trained men and women for successful and significant careers in patient care. You will benefit from a balanced Philosophical and Scientific based model of practice. You will gain the tools necessary to help you evolve into the natural healer you long to be. SCU is a leading complementary and alternative healthcare institution that is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and College, the Chiropractic Council on Education and the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
Our curriculum provides early hands-on, competency-based integration. Explore the evolutionary health care demands with a Dual Degree and receive your Doctor of Chiropractic and Master of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine in just over 4 years.
Doctors of Chiropractic, (DC) provide patients with a natural, drug-free, and non-surgical approach to healing through chiropractic manipulations, and some overall health and lifestyle changes which include rehabilitation, diet, and an exercise regimen.
Licensed Acupuncturists, (L.Ac) also provide patients with a natural drug-free and non-surgical approach to healing through acupuncture and herbal prescriptions.
To get started, visit SCU's 38-acre suburban campus, state of the art University Health Center, full size anatomy lab, and the student-tended herb garden. SCU is located in the city of Whittier, California, about 20 miles Southeast of Los Angeles and on the border of Orange County. Students enjoy a quiet suburban atmosphere and the advantages of being near a large city. Visit us today!