Alaska Statutes.
Title 8. Business and Professions
Chapter 20. Chiropractors
Section 120. Qualifications For License.
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AS 08.20.120. Qualifications For License.

(a) An applicant shall be issued a license to practice chiropractic if the applicant

(1) has a high school education or its equivalent;

(2) has successfully completed at least two academic years of study in a college of liberal arts or sciences or has engaged in the active licensed practice of chiropractic for three of the four years preceding the filing of the application;

(3) is a graduate of a school or college of chiropractic that

(A) is accredited by or a candidate for accreditation by the Council on Chiropractic Education or a successor accrediting agency recognized by the board; or

(B) if an accrediting agency under (A) of this paragraph does not exist, requires the completion of a minimum of 4,000 hours of formal education and training in order to graduate, including

(i) 150 hours of chiropractic philosophy or principles;

(ii) 1200 hours of basic sciences, including anatomy, chemistry, physiology, and pathology;

(iii) 1400 hours of preclinical technique, including diagnosis, chiropractic technique, and x-rays; and

(iv) 700 hours of clinical training;

(4) completes 120 hours of formal training in physiological therapeutics;

(5) passes an examination given by the board; and

(6) passes, to the satisfaction of the board, the parts of the examination of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners required by the board.

(b) [Repealed Sec. 2 ch 93 SLA 1996].

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