Mission Statement: The licensing division of the South Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners has the responsibility for licensing qualified chiropractors wishing to practice in South Dakota as well as maintaining status of active practicing chiropractors as well as those chiropractors licensed but not practicing (inactive) in South Dakota.
|Examination Dates:||See application for examination dates|
|Application/Transcript Deadline:||15 days prior to exam date|
|Initial License Fee:||$200.00 Active, $50.00 Inactive|
|License Renewal Fee:||$200.00|
Students: May complete board exam requirements up to 90 days prior to graduating. License approval will be given following receipt of Part IV transcripts to the Board in late January or late July.
License(s) Required for Practice:
Optional Licenses or Certification:
National Board Examinations:
|- PART I||required|
|- PART II||required|
|- PART III (WCCE)||required|
|- PART IV||required|
Physiotherapy: Termed Physiotherapy
- Certification: Included in chiropractic license
- Additional Education: Must be obtained in a CCE approved college
- Additional Examination: Must have NBCE Physiotherapy exam
- Additional Fee: None
Min # years pre-professional education required for licensure 2 years, however, the minimum requirements for licensure in the state of South Dakota for licensees graduating on or after January 1, 2011 will include a baccalaureate degree in addition to a doctor of chiropractic degree. The Bachelor’s degree may be granted by an accredited undergraduate program or by the chiropractic college or university that can offer a dual degree.
Accreditation for Chiropractic Colleges: Council on Chiropractic Education, or the equivalent; Must be fully accredited
|Total # of licensees as of 1/07:||424|
|Of these licensees, how many are:|
For Information Contact
Marcia Walter, Executive Director
407 Belmont Ave.
Yankton, SD 57078
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
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