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Master of Science in Prosthetics & Orthotics

Alabama State University the only university in the state of Alabama to offer the Master of Science program in Prosthetics and Orthotics and one of 13 colleges in the nation to offer the degree.

With a Master of Science in Prosthetics and Orthotics (MSPO), you can make a difference in the lives of others. The difference starts at Alabama State University. The MSPO program is dedicated to the collaboration, promotion, and advancement of patient care standards, research, and advocacy in the field of prosthetics and orthotics. Our curriculum is designed to prepare students to be effective practitioners in both prosthetics and orthotics, through a strong science-based program coupled with applied clinical and research experiences.


Application Information

Learn more about applying to ASU's Master of Science program in prosthetics and orthotics. View Application information.

Application to the Department of Prosthetics & Orthotics is ONLY through the online Orthotic & Prosthetic Centralized Application Service (OPCAS). Paper applications will NOT be considered. The application deadline is January 31st. Interviews may be held for students under consideration for admission to the ASU P&O program.

NCOPE/OPCAS Link:   http://www.ncope.org/opcas/

 

Accreditation

The Alabama State University MSPO program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE).

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Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs           

1361 Park Street

Clearwater, FL 33756

(727) 210-2350

www.caahep.org

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Student Outcomes

Program Year

Students Entering

Students graduating

Employed by residency site within 6 months of graduation

Successful completion of residency

Achieved professional certification

2012-2014

4

4

3

3

3

2013-2015

8

7

5 (1after 6mos)

5

5

2014-2016

10

9

9

9

8

2015-2017

10

9

8 (1 after 6mos)

6 (3 in progress)

 

2016-2018

9

7

7

 

 

2018-2020

10

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Us

Department of Prosthetics & Orthotics

Scott Bretl, MSPO, CPO
Program Director/Chair
1600 Forest Avenue
334-229-8777
 

Adan Vazquez, MEd, CP, LP                                                                                                                                                               AL/TN/GA Licensed Prosthetist                                                                                                                                                          Assistant Professor
1600 Forest Ave                                                                                                                                                                           334-229-8527                                                                                                                                                                                                         avazquez@alasu.edu              
 

 
Cemeria Ehis, BS
Staff Associate
334-229-5888
 
Danny L. Gulde
Senior Lab Technician
334-229-8530
 
Alabama State University
College of Health Sciences
Prosthetics and Orthotics
1600 Forest Avenue
PO Box 271
Montgomery, AL 36101-0271
 
Phone:  (334) 229-5888
Fax:  (334) 229-5878

Admission Information

Application Information

For application information please call (334) 229-5888 or email ASUPandO@alasu.edu.

Application to the Department of Prosthetics & Orthotics is ONLY through the online Orthotic & Prosthetic Centralized Application Service (OPCAS). Paper applications will NOT be considered. The application deadline is January 31st. Interviews may be held for students under consideration for admission to the ASU P&O program.

NCOPE/OPCAS Link:   http://www.ncope.org/opcas/

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