Missouri Chiropractic

Jurisprudence Exam

What is the Missouri Chiropractic Jurisprudence Exam?

The Missouri Chiropractic Jurisprudence Exam tests an individual’s understanding of Missouri’s specific laws and rules relating to the practice of chiropractic. The exam is developed jointly with Missouri Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE).

The Missouri Chiropractic Jurisprudence Exam is a computer-based, 52-item, multiple-choice, OPEN-BOOK EXAM sent via a secure email link within 24-72 hours after an application is completed and payment submitted through the MyNBCE Online Account Portal.

Missouri Chiropractic Jurisprudence Exam Tests

Four Subjects:


  • Licensure – 20%
  • Office Management – 30%
  • Patient Care – 30%
  • Professional Conduct – 20%

How Do I Apply for the Exam?

Chiropractic examinees can access the exam application through their existing MyNBCE Online Account Portal

Please note: If you have ever taken an examination with the NBCE, then you already have an account created with us and you may proceed with the login process or contact us to update your personal information and receive your login information. Please do not create any additional accounts.

The examinee must apply and pay for the exam through the MyNBCE Online Account Portal. The NBCE will then send a code and a URL link to the examinee within 24-72 hours, in order for them to take the exam.


When Will I Get My Score?

Two weeks after the exam, the NBCE will post the examinee’s score to their MyNBCE account.


What Is The Passing Score?

The Missouri Chiropractic Jurisprudence Exam requires a passing score of 75%. If an examinee scores below 75%, they will be required to retake the examination. If an examinee receives a failing score, they can apply to retake the exam at their earliest convenience. The retake exam fee is $55.


Where Can I Take the Exam?

The exam is administered electronically via a secure email link.  See how to apply above.

Test Subjects & Weightings

A test plan is the blueprint from which an exam is constructed. In the test plan below, the emphasis devoted to each subject category appears as a percentage beside the categories.

Licensure – 20%

  • Licensee Requirements, Fees, Renewals
  • Continuing Education
  • Specialty Certifications

Office Management – 30%

  • State and Municipal Regulations
  • Patient Records
  • Billing Practices / Fees / Taxes
  • Advertising / Marketing
  • Professional Corporations

Patient Care – 30%

  • Scope of practice
    • Diagnostic and Adjunctive Procedures
    • Meridian Therapy /Acupressure /Acupuncture /MUA
  • Documentation

Professional Conduct – 20%

  • Board of Examiners – Board Processes / Complaints / Actions
  • Peer Review Committee / Consultants
  • Unprofessional Conduct – Grounds for Discipline

Reference Materials

Access exam reference materials for Regulations and for Statutes.

Exam Fee:



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