Orthotics and Prosthetics
Tom Ekkens, Academic Adviser.
Entry requirements vary according to the professional school. Summarized below are the requirements for entry into the program at Loma Linda University. For admission into the Orthotics and Prosthetics program, students are required to complete a minimum 96 credits and required courses.
MATH 206: or stats course from another department.
Social Sciences (12)
Select from at least two subject areas:
Select additional credits from PSYC, SOCI, ANTH, PLSC (4)
Select from at least three subject areas:
ART 251; ENGL 204, 210; HIST 122; MUHL 124 (Applied Art/Mus, 2 Qtr hr max) PHIL 205; Any Foreign Language/ American Sign Language
4 credits per year
Individuals who have received a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university need only to complete the following prerequisite courses: BIOL 121, 122, 123; CHEM 101 or CHEM 141, 144; MATH 206 (or stats course from another department); PHYS 201, 204 or PHYS 211, 214; PSYC 215 or PSYC 492.
In addition to the above, Loma Linda requires a documented minimum of 80 work/observation hours under the supervision of a CPO practitioner.