Pedorthic

at Century College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 18
  • Delivery: Face-to-face

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

  • 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