Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
3351, boul. des Forges,
C.P. 500, Trois-Rivières (QC) G9A 5H7
The university offers 39 post-graduate programs including 32 masters’ degrees and 12 doctorates, all supported by major research units. In the field of management science, there are two masters’ degrees in project management and small business administration and a doctorate in applied administration. In the field of engineering, masters’ degrees are available in industrial engineering, industrial health and safety, electrical engineering and the science of pulp and paper. Six masters’ degrees are offered in the sciences: biophysics, chemistry, physics, experimental health science, applied mathematics and computing science, and environmental studies. The purpose of these programs is to train research students who can then go on to do a doctorate in biophysics or energy and materials science at the same university. With regard to literature and the social sciences, masters’ degrees are offered in education, French literature, Quebec studies, philosophy, psychology, theology, psychoeducation, physical fitness and tourism and recreation. Doctorates are also available in education, Quebec studies, philosophy and psychology. These programs are supported by several research units such as those on literary diaries, child and family development, gerontology, experimental and comparative neuropsychology, analytical psychology and by an interuniversity Centre for Quebec Studies.
The ultimate aim of the Doctor of Chiropractic program at UQTR (PDC) is to contribute to the fullest extent of its resources and expertise to improving the health of the population and this philosophy in chiropractic. This results in a threefold mission. First, the PDC is committed to providing the foundation for future chiropractors chiropractic philosophy and a scientific and clinical training that enables them to fully assume the responsibility that society assigns to players of first contact health and particular skills that enable them to assess the health of a patient, a diagnosis, to provide him with appropriate chiropractic care and if the situation requires it, to consult or refer the patient to another professional.
The PDC is also committed to contribute actively to the development and dissemination of knowledge of chiropractic, both through research, through continuing education and graduate programs and by providing quality chiropractic services in the general population, but as chiropractors and other health professionals, thus ensuring the development of the discipline in the university system in the health community and in society. Furthermore, in accordance with the mission of the university in which he enrolled, the PDC is committed to developing and maintaining liaison between the mission of research and training in order to promote their mutual enrichment.