Prosthetics and orthotics is a fantastic rewarding field. We understand your interest in it, we love it. We happily educate people about our field and gladly answer questions.
Here are a few frequently ask questions.
Do you have internships available? Only in cooperation with your school.
What education does it take? For full credentials an undergraduate degree then a masters degree in prosthetics and orthotics. Finally a residency program and board exams. NCOPE
If I have my degree in biomedical engineering can I treat patients? No.
What would you recommend for an undergraduate degree if I want to pursue orthotics and prosthetics? Just find out the prerequisites you need and then pursue what you want while making sure you pick up the courses you need for entry into the masters programs.
Will you teach a class at our school? Almost certainly yes, call us.
Where else can I go to find out more? NCOPE has information on all the masters programs and residency programs. NCOPE The American Board for Certification in Prosthetics and Orthotics is our credentialing body and another good resource. ABC