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Pedorthic

at Century College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 18
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

A pedorthist is a health care professional who is specifically educated and trained to manage comprehensive pedorthic patient care. This includes patient assessment, formulation of a treatment plan, implementation of the treatment plan, follow-up and practice management.

This pedorthic certificate is designed to exceed the requirements established by the National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE) for a therapeutic shoe fitter pre-certification education and pedorthic pre-certification education. After meeting experience and eligibility requirements graduates can seek certification from the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics.

Program Locations

  • Century College 55110

Labor Market Information

  • College Health Specialties Teachers

  • Median wage: $76,663/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Medical Appliance Technicians

  • Median wage: $17.42/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Orthotists and Prosthetists

  • Median wage: $34.23/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well 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