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International Medical University’s Chiropractic Programme Receives Reaccreditation by CCEA

18 May 2023

The International Medical University (IMU) is proud to announce that its esteemed Chiropractic programme has been granted reaccreditation by the Council on Chiropractic Education Australasia (CCEA) until April 2026. This notable achievement signifies the programme’s commitment to delivering high-quality chiropractic education and meeting international standards consistently.

The CCEA, an internationally recognised accrediting body, evaluates chiropractic programmes to ensure they meet stringent quality standards. Their accreditation process involves a comprehensive assessment of various aspects, including curriculum design, faculty qualifications, clinical training, research opportunities, and institutional support.

By obtaining reaccreditation from CCEA, IMU’s Chiropractic programme has demonstrated its compliance with these rigorous standards.


Since its initial accreditation in 2013, the IMU Chiropractic programme has maintained its dedication to excellence, ensuring continuous adherence to rigorous quality standards. The reaccreditation by CCEA validates the programme’s ongoing efforts in providing exceptional chiropractic education.


The international recognition garnered through CCEA accreditation has significantly benefitted graduates of IMU’s Chiropractic programme. The programme’s strong reputation and compliance with international standards have opened up numerous career opportunities for graduates both locally and internationally.


In terms of employment prospects, a substantial percentage of IMU Chiropractic graduates have secured positions in the field. Locally, many graduates have joined reputable chiropractic centre, hospitals, and wellness centers, contributing to the advancement of healthcare in Malaysia. These graduates have been able to apply their knowledge and skills gained from the programme to provide non-invasive and holistic care to patients, positively impacting their well-being.


Internationally, IMU’s CCEA-accredited Chiropractic programme has enabled graduates to pursue careers around the world. Graduates have found employment in various countries, including the Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Philippines, Hong Kong, Singapore, etc. This global recognition has not only enhanced their professional prospects but has also allowed them to experience diverse healthcare systems and contribute to the advancement of chiropractic care on an international scale.

Here are a few comments from IMU Chiropractic graduates highlighting their experiences and the benefits they have derived from the programme:
Tan Soen Aik
(IMU Graduate in the year 2014):
Looking back on my transformative journey, it has been a decade since I graduated from IMU’s CCEA-accredited Chiropractic programme, and the impact it has had on shaping me into the chiropractor I am today cannot be overstated. The programme’s comprehensive curriculum, skilled faculty, and state-of-the-art facilities equipped me with the necessary knowledge and skills to thrive in the field of chiropractic care.


Even after all these years, the effects of my education at IMU continue to make a tangible difference in my life. The strong foundation I established during my time at IMU has played an instrumental role in navigating the ever-evolving healthcare landscape. It instilled in me a deep understanding of musculoskeletal conditions, effective diagnostic approaches, and evidence-based treatment strategies, enabling me to consistently deliver quality care to my patients.


Moreover, the CCEA accreditation bestowed upon IMU’s chiropractic programme has been invaluable in establishing trust and credibility among patients, fellow healthcare professionals, and employers. The international recognition earned through this accreditation has opened doors to numerous opportunities for professional growth, collaboration, and continuous learning. It has afforded me the privilege of connecting with esteemed professionals globally, participating in conferences, and contributing to advancements in the field of chiropractic care.

Ravindaran Alagasan
(IMU Graduate in the year 2015):
As a fresh graduate who was accepted into a successful multidisciplinary healthcare setting at the very early phase of my career, I believe graduating from a programme that has international accreditation such as CCEA is definitely an important quality assurance measure for any employer. CCEA accreditation ensures a high standard in the education and training the budding chiropractors. Thus, it becomes vital to achieve and maintain this standard to produce competent chiropractic graduates to provide safe, ethical and effective evidence- based chiropractic services to the community.
Lee Mui Kee
(IMU Credit transfer to AECC graduate in the year 2018):
IMU’s CCEA-accredited chiropractic programme has provided me with a strong foundation prior to pursuing my Masters Degree in Chiropratic at the AECC University College in United Kingdom. This programme has equipped me with a comprehensive theoretical knowledge as well as proficient practical skills, which are essential for success during my Masters degree. I have thoroughly enjoyed studying and working as a chiropractic intern. It was a great clinical experience due to the vast exposure I have gotten when seeing patients from different walks of life, as well as the diversity in ages, dispositions, and complaints.
Na Zhi Mun
(IMU Credit transfer to RMIT graduate in the year 2020):
As an RMIT graduate, I can confidently say that IMU prepared me exceptionally well for the Chiropractic programme. The strong foundation in diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal conditions that I gained through IMU’s programme not only allowed me to succeed in my studies at RMIT but also provided me with the necessary skills and knowledge to thrive in my career as a chiropractor. The practical hands-on experience and exposure to diverse healthcare settings during my time at IMU have been invaluable in shaping my approach to patient care and providing me with a well-rounded perspective on the healthcare industry. Overall, I am grateful for the education I received at IMU and would highly recommend their Chiropractic programme to anyone looking to pursue a career in this field.
Fong Ying Wei
(IMU Graduate in the year 2020):
Thanks to the IMU Chiropractic programme, I now possess a robust foundation in identifying and treating musculoskeletal disorders, which has been reinforced by the programme’s emphasis on evidence-based practices. Moreover, the CCEA accreditation has presented me with the option of pursuing my chiropractic career in reputable clinics overseas, affording me the opportunity to broaden my horizons and gain invaluable experience in diverse healthcare settings.

The continuous recognition and reaccreditation of IMU’s Chiropractic programme by CCEA demonstrate its unwavering commitment to producing highly skilled chiropractors who contribute to the global healthcare landscape. As the programme continues to thrive with its renewed accreditation, IMU remains dedicated to nurturing future chiropractic professionals who will shape the future of chiropractic care, improve patient outcomes, and contribute to the advancement of healthcare worldwide.

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