Here is a guide of recommended courses to take in preparation for a prosthetics and orthotics program. These are just common requirements/recommendations. Course requirements vary by program. It is your responsibility to check with each program that you plan to apply to in order to ensure you meet all course requirements. Also note this list does not incorporate prerequisite requirements. Make sure to check that meet you meet prerequisite requirements and consider this when course planning.

Recommended Courses

Biology — 1 semester

You can choose the set of courses and labs above or this set of courses and labs.

Chemistry with Lab — 1 semester

Anatomy and Physiology I and II with Lab — 1 year

Physics with Lab — 1 semester

Psychology — 1 year

Introduction to Psychology is required.


Statistics — 1 semester

Mathematics — 1 semester