National Board ExamsPage Menu
If you plan to practice in the United States, you are required to take four examinations administered by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE). You begin to take the exams as early as your fifth trimester.
Most states accept or require the NBCE recommended passing score on Part IVin lieu of other practical licensure examinations. Find out more information on licensing.
NBCE National Board Exams:
Required written exams
- Part I - tests your knowledge of the basic sciences
- Part II - tests your knowledge in clinical sciences
- Part III - tests your knowledge in clinical applications
Required written and practical exam
- Part IV – tests your knowledge and skill in three major areas: chiropractic technique, case management, and diagnostic imaging interpretation and diagnosis.
Elective written exams
Required by some states if you plan to use these modalities.
Upcoming exam dates
Find out about upcoming exam dates and application deadlines.
Upcoming review schedule
Our faculty members conduct board exam reviews for our students. Check back for the upcoming schedule.
Review the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners Data Sping 16 (pdf).