Bachelor of Science inOrthotics and Prosthetics

Program Overview

The Bachelor’s degree in Orthotics and Prosthetics is a completion program in partnership with Century College. Interested applicants must first enroll in and make progress toward graduation from the program at Century College before transferring to Concordia University, St. Paul.

Majoring in Orthotics and Prosthetics involves the study of how to design and fit braces, artificial limbs, and other devices that help the disabled lead full lives. You’ll learn to effectively analyze, design and construct appropriate prosthetics and make sound ethical decisions surrounding their use. How is gait analysis conducted? What role can patient counseling play? What materials should be used in fabrication? You’ll gain knowledge and skills that are important for any career in orthotics as you take 61 credit hours towards a Bachelor of Science degree.

Required Courses

View Orthotics and Prosthetics required courses on our academic catalog website.

Career Potential

  • Biomedical Engineers
  • Medical Appliance Technicians
  • Orthotic and Prosthetic Specialists
  • Physical Therapists