Georgia Institute Of Technology

School of Applied Physiology

Master of Science in Prosthetics and Orthotics

Address:

654 Cherry Street

Atlanta, GA 30332

United States

Phone:

1-404-894-4885

Fax:

1-404-894-0572

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science, PhD in Applied Physiology with Focus in Prosthetics and Orthotics

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The nation's first accredited entry level master's degree program in Prosthetics and Orthotics, the program is designed to develop future leaders with advanced training in clinical pracice, reseach, and problem solving for lifelong learning. The curriculum involves a rich mix of classroom learning, laboratory training, and real world clinical experience. Prosthetics and orthotics are allied health science professions focused on enhancing the capabilities of persons with limb loss and/or other physical impairment. As the nation's first entry-level Master of Science degree in prosthetics and orthotics, the program is designed to develop future leaders with advanced training in clinical practice, research, and problem solving for lifelong learning. The curriculum involves a rich mix of classroom learning, laboratory training, and real-world clinical experience. Program instruction consists of 48 credit hours over four semesters and covers three themes including applied physiology and engineering, clinical medicine and prosthetics/orthotics, and applied science and research.

Accreditation:

Commission on Accreditation in Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and the subcommittee on Accreditation, the National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE)

International Student Requirements:

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), World Education Service (WES) equivalence of U.S. Baccalaureate Degree

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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