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Orthotics/Prosthetics Technician

Who Can Attend
Total Hours Required
Financial Aid Eligibility
This career major is eligible for financial aid.
Salary Range
Technicians who have completed ABC certification exams in both disciplines (Orthotics and Prosthetics) can expect an initial salary of $28,700.
Program Length
Full-time: 21 months of instruction
Part-time: 42 months of instruction

Program length may vary based on progress rate and/or summer school attendance.
Graduates are eligible to take the American Board of Certification (ABC) national certification exam. Application for this exam is through ABC (www.oandp.com). The Board recognizes candidates who successfully complete both exams as a Certified Technician in Prosthetics and Orthotics – CTPO.
Accredited by the National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE).
1650 King Street, Suite 500, Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone (703) 836-7114 | http://www.ncope.org
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon recommendation of the National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756 | Ph: (727) 210-2350
Entrance Requirements
The Career Planning Center (CPC) provides interested applicants with an application packet. The applicant must ensure that the CPC receives all application form(s). Refer to the application packet for additional information on assessment tests, preference points, physical exam requirements, and mechanical aptitudes needed.
In-State Tuition - $5,808.00
Out-of-State Tuition - $11,616.00
Application fee (non-refundable) - $15.00
Textbooks - $450.00
Background check - $18.00
Drug testing - $45.00
Tool kits - $600.00
Uniforms - $200.00
Physical exam and immunizations - $200.00
Certified Technician in Orthotics (CTO)
- Examination Fee - $200.00
- Application Fee - $100.00
Certified Technician in Prosthetics (CTP)
- Exam fee - $200.00
- Application fee - $100.00
* Exam and application fees ($300.00 total) will be paid by Francis Tuttle for one certification exam only.
In-State - $7,636.00
Out-of-State - $13,444.00
Human Anatomy & Physiology102 hours
O&P Equipment & Materials130 hours
Lower Limb Orthotics395 hours
Spinal Orthotics258 hours
Upper Limb Orthotics135 hours
Clinical Orthotics300 hours
Transtibial Prosthetics335 hours
Transradial/Transhumeral Prosthetics180 hours
Transfemoral Prosthetics325 hours
Advanced Transtibial Prosthetics180 hours
Clinical Prosthetics300 hours
College Credit
Not available
Supplementary Information
Graduation Rates
2009-10: 90%
2010-11: 92%
2011-12: 92%
2012-13: 85%
2013-14: 97%
Gainful Employment information
This program leads to gainful employment in a recognized occupation. For more information on occupational outcomes, job placement rates, on-time completion rates, loan debt, and other useful information, please click on this link.

Contact Info

Main Number
7:30am - 8:30pm


Attendance Numbers
Portland - 405.717.4304
Reno - 405.717.4646
Rockwell - 405.717.4206

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