Prosthetics Technician

at Century College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 46
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Prosthetic Technician program prepares individuals for entry into the field of prosthetics at the technician level. Didactic and laboratory coursework is combined with individualized instruction in the areas of lower limb and upper limb. Each of these areas contains instruction in anatomy, terminology, measurement forms, fabrication process, system alignment, suspension techniques, components, materials, repair and maintenance procedures. The clinical section enables the student to practice fabrication skills in a prosthetic facility for a minimum of 160 hours. Program costs listed below are approximate, and books and other fees are not included for general education coursework.

Program Locations

  • Century College 55110

Labor Market Information

  • Orthotists and Prosthetists
  • Median wage:$34.03/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Medical Appliance Technicians
  • Median wage:$18.71/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • College Health Specialties Teachers
  • Median wage:$74,801/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Century College
Century College
3300 Century Avenue North White Bear Lake, MN 55110 Toll-Free: (800) 228-1978 Local: (651) 779-3300 TTY: (651) 779-3354 Email: admissions@century.edu