University of Western States
|University of Western States|
|Location||Portland, Oregon, United States
|Former names||Western States Chiropractic College, 1904-2003|
The school was established in 1904. In 1967 the name became Western States Chiropractic College. In 1973, Western States relocated to its current 22-acre (8.9 ha) campus in Northeast Portland. The institution name changed again to University of Western States in 2010. University of Western States was the first chiropractic college to receive a federally funded research grant through the United States Health Resources and Services Administration. Western States added a new $4 million lecture hall in 2001, and a $3.6 million anatomy laboratory in 2011. The anatomy lab took first place for its category in the TopProjects contest held by the Daily Journal of Commerce.
University of Western States offers a four-year program leading to the Doctor of Chiropractic degree. The school also offers an optional Bachelor of Science in Human Biology, taken concurrently, as well as a Masters in Exercise and Sport Science, a Masters in Nutrition and Functional Medicine, and postgraduate education programs.
- Smith, Quinton (July 14, 2011). "University of Western States replaces a decrepit facility with a $3.6 million anatomy building". The Oregonian. Retrieved 15 July 2011.
- Weinstein, Nathalie (May 10, 2012). "TopProject: University of Western States Gross Anatomy Laboratory submitted by Precision Construction Co.". Daily Journal of Commerce. Retrieved 12 May 2012.
- MS Exercise and Sports Science
- Masters of Science in Nutrition and Functional Medicine
- Massage Therapy
- University of Western States Massage Program at Chemeketa-Salem
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