Orthotics and Prosthetics
Certificate Information: (562) 986-7572
Bachelor's Information: (800) 344-5484 ext. 1
Fax: (562) 343-9460
5901 E. 7th Street
Building 149, Suite 150
Long Beach, CA 90822
We appreciate you interest in our Certificate Programs in Orthotics and prosthetics at California State University Dominguez Hills. Each practitioner level certificate program consists of a minimum 30 units. and is designed to be completed in six months. Programs are designed to produce professional level graduates who will be qualified to sit for the American Board for Certification Exams in prosthetics or orthotics after one year of post-graduate experience in a NCOPE ( National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education ) accredited Residency site under the supervision of an ABC certified practitioner (s).
Admissions to the Prosthetic or Orthotic Certificate Program involves two steps:
First, an applicant must possess a bachelors degree, and second, the applicant must meet the special criteria for admission established by the Admissions Review Committee. Acceptances will be finalized for each program approximately one month after the application due date.
Financial aid is available through CSU Dominguez Hills. Call for more information or visit www.studentaid.ed.gov for an application.
If for any reason you drop or are dismissed from the Program within the first three weeks, you will be eligible for a 65% refund; after three weeks, no refunds are available.
On this website, you will find additional program information, all necessary prerequisites, a complete description and sequence for each Certificate. If you have any questions concerning our program here at CSUDH, please do not hesitate to contact the Orthotic and Prosthetic Department- 562-986-7572. Thank you for your interest in the CSUDH Certificate Programs in Orthotics and Prosthetics.