Program Information


The ACRB® will now offer the board-certified rehabilitation diplomate program. The program will consist of online reading material and exams, rehabilitation seminar attendance, completion of the oral practical examination and submission of a case study. Successful completion of the above will fulfill the requirements to obtain board-certified status as a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Rehabilitation Board (DACRB). Please note that this will be a diplomate program only. The board highly encourages all doctors with a current level one, two or three status to move forward with completing the program and obtaining diplomate status.



Self-directed learning (SDL) online coursework:

Once registered for the program, you will be given a password to obtain the field study with references. Once this material has been reviewed and studied, you must complete two (2) online timed exams. One exam will pertain to the assessment section of the field study and the other exam will pertain to the patient care/management section. The questions in each exam will be in a multiple-choice format. You will have up to three (3) attempts to pass each exam.

Seminar attendance:

In addition to completing the online exams, you will be required to attend 150 hours of rehabilitation seminars. You will be required to obtain hours in each of the following categories:

  • 45 hours – Spine
  • 45 hours – Extremities
  • 48 hours – Rehabilitation associated electives
  • Completion of free online McKenzie Method Overview course (results will need to be forwarded to us once this is completed) 

It is your responsibility to locate and register for these seminars. If you are unsure if a seminar qualifies for this program, please contact Upcoming seminars will be posted on our website.  If you have previously taken rehabilitation seminars, you may submit the course outline to see if they can be applied to the program.

CCSP certifications have fulfilled the Extremity and Elective seminar hour requirement. Please visit our seminars page to view “fast track” courses designed for CCSP’s to fulfill their spine hours, and obtain their rehab diplomate.


The cost of the program is $1499.00. This price includes the referenced field study, two online exams and the oral practical examination. If you have previously taken the level one exam and passed, the price will be $1199.00. If you have previously taken the level one and two exams and passed both, the price will be $899.00. If you have taken all three written exams and passed and only need to take the oral exam, the price will be $750.00. All previous coursework that you have taken may be applied to the seminar hours requirement.

We will no longer administer the level one, two and three written exams. Oral examinations will be held one to two times per year with dates and locations posted on our website. The two online exams and seminar hours must be completed prior to registering for the oral exam.

Oral practical examination fees are included in the cost of the program. You are allotted one cancellation. Your second cancellation will result in a $550 fee to take the Oral Practical and complete the program. 


To register for this program, you must fill out an enrollment application by registering below. Payment can be made by credit card, check or money order. Once your application is received and processed, you will be contacted via e-mail and given further information and instructions regarding completion of the online portion of the program. Please note that the Diplomate program is post-graduate are you are not eligible to enroll as a student.

Terms & Conditions

All fees are payable by credit card or check. By purchasing this course, I understand that this payment includes the online referenced field study material, two online exams, and the oral practical examination. I understand that if I choose to withdraw from the program, all fees are non-refundable.

Please email with questions, or to inquire about your enrollment status.