Orthotics & Prosthetics

O&P Technician Programs

Technician programs provide students with the fundamental knowledge and hand skills needed to fabricate and repair prostheses and orthoses according to patient measurements and casts in compliance with a physician's prescription. While technicians play a vital role in the fabrication of devices, they are not trained to provide direct patient care.

The following O&P technician programs are NCOPE-accredited and offer an associate degree program and a certificate program. They are:

Successful completion of your education and certification means great job security and opportunities nationwide.

Additional information about O&P schools may be found at on the NCOPE website.

For information about becoming a certified O&P technician, visit the ABC website.