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  • "High fives in the hallways. People shaking hands and laughing. This is my family. It makes going through the program easier and more rewarding."
    Joe Utash, Lapeer, MI
    The Parker Difference
  • "Attending Parker 15 years after meeting Dr. Jim Parker, it's very clear his philosophy of combining scientific and holistic healing techniques continues to guide our philosophy today."
    Carol Watkins, Surprise, AZ
    Philosophy & Principles
  • "I rely on Parker’s CE program to complete my certification hours. Plus, their chiropractic specialization courses help me diversify my skills and stay competitive."
    Patrick Bodnar, DC, Allentown, PA
    College of Chiropractic
  • "Taking undergraduate classes at Parker prepared me for the classes in the doctor of chiropractic program. I felt like I was ahead of the game when I started my first trimester!"
    Kent Clark, Roanoke, VA
    Undergrad Program
  • "I felt like [admissions] really wanted me here.
    They kept me posted and answered
    every question. They were awesome!"
    Abby Perone, Colleyville, TX
    Admissions Process
  • "The financial aid coordinators walked me through the entire process and made things so easy. I wouldn’t be here without their support."
    Mick Green, Bridgend, Scotland
    Financial Aid Checklist
  • "My time here has been an amazing journey as well an empowering and exciting experience. Receiving a degree from Parker is a dream come true. "
    Dove Fedor, Deer Trail, CO
    Career Growth
  • "The technology is very helpful, especially the podcasting because I have the ability to go home and download all my past lectures to help me while I study."
    Joubert Desulme, Port au Prince, Haiti
    The Parker Difference
  • "Having access to research and being a part of an institution that is leading the way is one more reason why I chose Parker."
    Amber Woods, Vancouver, WA
    Student Development
  • "We have the greatest professors at Parker. Their dedication to the students is second to none."
    John Camacho, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
    Award-Winning Faculty
  • "Parker has business courses integrated throughout the curriculum. Whether I decide to own my own business, work as an associate,  or do independent contracting, I am prepared."
    Anita Carrere, Schriever, LA
    Chiropractic Business Courses
  • "Participating in the Community-Based Internship Program (CBI) has given me the confidence to open my own practice and be successful."
    Insaf Bista, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Chiropractic Clinic Experience
  • "I love the once a month study breaks where
    I can come and get a healthy breakfast
    before my 7am class."
    Tabassum Ali, Carrollton, TX
    Campus Life
  • "Being an alumni association member has given me the perfect opportunity to give back to the students, stay connected with my classmates, as well as continue my growth as a doctor."
    Vincent Scheffler, DC, Chelsea, MI
    Student Resources
  • "Parker SHARE Products have many wonderful tools and resources that allow me to consistently refine my practice."
    Mary Warren, DC, St. Petersburg, FL
    Preparing you for Success
  • "My experience as an intern in Mexico was life changing. To learn the culture and grow not only professionally, but personally as well, is something that I will cherish forever."
    Fonda Sims, Yazoo City, MS  
    Chiropractic Clinic Experience
  • "Parker University believes that it is not enough to simply graduate the best and most successful students. Parker takes it to the next level by promoting wellness around the globe."
    Fabrizio Mancini, DC, Barranquilla, Colombia
    Message from Dr. Mancini
  • Parker's Mission & Purpose

    Parker's Vision

    Parker University, rich in its chiropractic tradition, strives to be the leading health and wellness education resource in the world.

    Parker's Mission

    Parker University, built upon the legacy of its flagship Doctor of Chiropractic program, has established itself as a leading comprehensive institution. Parker University provides students, patients, and wellness professionals with the knowledge and healthcare experiences to realize their full potential through a dedicated focus on education, research, and service.

    Empowering Education
    Parker University equips its graduates in health sciences, technology, business, and education communities to establish trends in health and wellness through its certificate, associates, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees. Parker University provides an innovative, learning-centered experience for students through a comprehensive curriculum, highly respected faculty, and family-oriented campus environment.

    Parker University seeks to build a culture of research aimed at generating new information and knowledge, enhancing student learning experiences, and improving institutional effectiveness. The institution supports campus and external research initiatives, promotes collaborative efforts, and communicates the results of discovery to those we serve.

    Leadership Through Service
    For knowledge beyond the degree, Parker University offers opportunities for continual education and peer networking, affording industry professionals' exposure to renowned leaders in their fields and the latest developments and advancements in our professions. These opportunities provide our graduates with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to serve their communities and flourish in their respective careers.

    Mission Statements of Our Academic Programs

    College of Chiropractic Program Mission
    Parker University will educate individuals in chiropractic wellness to be leaders in education, research, and service as primary care physicians and gatekeepers for direct access to the health delivery system.
    Mission of the Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Health Care Management
    Mission of the Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Health Care Management is to offer an intensive graduate program that educates students in theories and practices of the modern business world. The MBA program fosters independent learning and enables students to contribute intellectually to the health care business profession. In addition, MBA students complete general coursework in valuable areas such as accounting, finance, management, marketing and business research methods. Graduates demonstrate a conceptual understanding of advanced business strategies and critically analyze and solve problems based on applied research methods.

    Mission of the Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems
    The mission of the Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems is to produce graduates with the technical and organizational skills that participate in the design, construction and maintenance of information systems on effective technological platforms to facilitate the effective storage, transfer, manipulation and use of data and are aligned with the needs of businesses, local and global communities. 

    Mission of the Bachelor of Science with a major in Health Information Management
    Mission of the Health Information Management major provides graduates with the technical and administrative skills to manage health information systems consistent with the professional standards (medical, ethical and legal) in health care delivery systems. Graduates also possess the knowledge and skills needed to plan and develop health information systems which meet standards of accrediting and regulatory agencies.

    College of Undergraduate Studies Program Mission
    Parker University offers students a Bachelor of Science degree with an emphasis on education, research, and service in chiropractic and wellness.

    School of Massage Therapy Mission
    Parker University School of Massage Therapy will enhance the development of wellness leaders through massage therapy by offering sound, ethical, well-researched, and relevant programs through high standards of education, research, and service.

    Mission of the Associate of Applied Science degree with a major in Health Information Technology
    The mission of the Health Information Technology Program at Parker University is to provide educational opportunities to develop skills and knowledge that will allow students to acquire, analyze, code, and protect electronic and traditional medical information vital to providing quality patient care. The program promotes professional development and supports the Code of Ethics of the American Health Information Management Association.

    Mission of the Associate of Applied Science degree with a major in Radiologic Technology
    Mission of the Parker University's Associate of Applied Science degree with a major in Radiologic Technology is to provide students with the academic and technical foundation to competently and safely perform procedures.