Fellowship Programs

The following programs are available:


Clinical Sciences - Program (Two years)

Coordinator: Paula Stern

The goal of the Clinical Sciences Program is to produce chiropractic scientists who have acquired advanced clinical knowledge from careful observation and deduction; learned to test these deductions by experimentation and questioning; and applied these skills and knowledge to the practice and teaching of chiropractic.

This post-graduate program is conducted by CMCC and approved by the College of Chiropractic Sciences (Canada). It emphasizes academics, teaching, research, publication, and advanced clinical training and experience. The program develops chiropractic clinical consultants, researchers, and scholars capable of participating in a multidisciplinary environment.

Graduates are eligible to apply to the College of Chiropractic Sciences (Canada) for Fellowship status.

Please Note: The CMCC Graduate Studies diploma does not give the graduate the right to practise as a chiropractic specialist. He or she must first achieve Fellowship status by fulfilling the qualifications required by The College of Chiropractic Sciences (Canada).

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Diagnostic Imaging Program (Three years)

Coordinator (Interim): Paula Stern

The goal of the three year Diagnostic Imaging program is to develop chiropractic radiologists who have acquired advanced skills and competencies in diagnosis of pathologies and contraindications to spinal manipulative therapy; and expertise in the diagnosis of pathomechanics of the locomotor system via static and dynamic radiographs.

The graduate program utilizes a syllabus as put forth by the American College of Chiropractic Radiology (ACCR) to guide the academic portion of the program. The program is accepted by the American Chiropractic Board of Radiology (ACBR) and graduates achieving their Diplomate status (DACBR) are granted Fellowship status with the Canadian College of Chiropractic Radiologists. The academic portion is broadly divided into five domains:

  • Principles of diagnostic imaging and radiation health
  • Musculoskeletal imaging
  • Chest imaging
  • Abdominal imaging
  • Neuro-imaging

For details, please download the current CMCC Academic Calendar.

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Sports Sciences Program (Two years)

Coordinator: Mohsen Kazemi

The two year Sports Sciences Program aims to develop researchers in the field of sports sciences; train chiropractic sports scientists for teaching in chiropractic programs; and train chiropractors capable of participating in a multidisciplinary sports injury care environment.

This post-graduate program emphasis academics, teaching, assisting in sports-related seminars, on-field and clinical participation, research, and publication. The program provides an experience based on academic and practical interactive exposure to the field of health care in sports.

Graduates are eligible to apply to the College of Chiropractic Sports Sciences (Canada) for Fellowship status.

Please Note: The CMCC Graduate Studies diploma does not give the graduate the right to practise as a chiropractic specialist. He or she must first achieve Fellowship status by fulfilling the qualifications required by The College of Chiropractic Sports Sciences (Canada).

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In all programs, students must complete the common core curriculum, program specific courses, practica and several publication/writing requirements. Written requirements must be of publishable quality and approved by the student’s faculty research mentor and the Program Coordinator. For further details, please download the current CMCC Academic Calendar.