PARKER UNIVERSITY, the fourth-fastest growing college in Texas in 2019 according to American City Business Journals, is home to one of the world’s largest chiropractic programs. Founded in 1982 by Dr. James William Parker and formerly known as Parker College of Chiropractic, Parker University has 1,500 students and 29 academic programs, including its chiropractic program and master’s degrees in neuroscience, clinical neuroscience, and functional nutrition.
Parker University is home to three colleges. The College of Health Sciences (CHS) offers the ACOTE-accredited occupational therapy assistant program and programs in radiologic technology, COMTA-accredited massage therapy, functional nutrition, neuroscience, clinical neuroscience, strength and human performance, diagnostic sonography, computed tomography, and a Spanish dual-language massage therapy certificate. CHS offers degrees in psychology, integrative health, and anatomy. The College of Business and Technology offers an MBA in healthcare management, a computer information system degree and certificates, a health information technology online program, and a CAHIIM-accredited health information management program. The College of Chiropractic employs technologically advanced resources, including the ParkerFit3D program.