This degree option is for graduate students (having obtained a bachelor’s degree previously) looking to pursue a graduate degree in Orthotics & Prosthetics. Students are encouraged to contact the department directly for individualized counseling.

Please contact the department to submit unofficial transcripts for advisement before beginning the application process.

International interests and applicants are evaluated on an individual basis. Please contact the department directly for guidance and to discuss your specific options. International Scholar information can be found on the International Students webpage.

Graduate students must meet the following requirements to apply

  • Anatomy & Physiology/lab or Biology/lab (full sequence) – required
  • Intro or General Chemistry/lab (one course)- required
  • Intro or General Physics/lab (one course) - required
  • Statistics - required
  • Growth & Development or Abnormal Psychology – required

PLEASE NOTE THAT C MINUS (C-) OR LOWER GRADES ARE NOT TRANSFERABLE FOR CREDIT

Transfer Patterns

You can find the courses we recommend for your college by accessing the “Transfer Patterns” on our website at: http://www.llu.edu/llu/sahp/transfer/index.html

Additional Requirements

Provide official transcripts from all accredited institutions were credit is being applied or referenced.

Clinical Experience

Complete 80 hours (minimum, additional hours are strongly encouraged) of clinical observation at a minimum of two (2) O&P facilities of your choice with a letter of recommendation from the facility owner or clinical supervisor documenting the hours completed and the timeframe they were completed in. (This is a program requirement to be completed prior to the start of the program)