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Certified Prosthetist and Orthotist Credential

Credit Recommendation

  • Biomechanics/Kinesiology: 3 credits, lower division level
  • Clinical Residency (Practicum): 12 credits, upper division level
  • Lower Limb Orthotics I (BK): 6 credits, lower division level
  • Lower Limb Orthotics II (AK): 4 credits, upper division level
  • Lower Limb Prosthetics: 6 credits, lower division level
  • Lower Limb Prosthetics (AK): 4 credits, upper division level
  • Materials Science/Technical Implementation: 6 credits, lower division level
  • Orthotics and Prosthetics Business Practices: 4 credits, lower division level
  • Spinal Orthotics: 4 credits, upper division level
  • Upper Limb Orthotics: 3 credits, upper division level
  • Upper Limb Prosthetics: 3 credits, upper division level

Effective Dates 

October 2001 through January 2006

Issuing Agency

American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists

How to Apply for the Credit