Diplomate in Applied Chiropractic Sciences

The Diplomate in Applied Chiropractic Sciences is a distinctive postgraduate designation conferred by the ICA Council on Applied Chiropractic Sciences.
The D.A.C.S. is a postgraduate credential  recognizing multiple accomplishments:  the completion of a comprehensive post-graduate program, credentialing requisites, and examinations over three years, with multiple subject matter authorities, faculty resources research references.

  • The D.A.C.S. is a Diplomate designation and postgraduate program that was developed to enhance and evolve advanced expertise in and application of both classic chiropractic care approaches and currently emerging protocols and technologies. 
  • A doctor of chiropractic completing this 300-hour program has undertaken an extensive curriculum involving a comprehensive correlation of clinical paradigms and protocols.  The program components are addressed in the context of chiropractic models of care and the multiple parameters of the vertebral subluxation complex. 

The content design and schedule of curricular components for the Diplomate in Applied Chiropractic Sciences have been undergoing extensive review and updates to include recent findings in chiropractic science and to incorporate distance learning components. 

Visit the ICA Applied Sciences Council Referral Directory for information on practitioners with currently updated credentals.