Prosthetics and Orthotics

University of Hartford

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
608 USD/credit
608 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The University of Hartford’s College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions collaborates with Hanger Clinic to offer a Master of Science in Prosthetics and Orthotics (MSPO). 


Key Features

The professions of Prosthetics and Orthotics are specialized allied health professions that combine a unique blend of clinical and technical skills. Professionals in this field design, fabricate, and fit orthoses and prostheses for a broad range of clients from pediatric to geriatric.

Practitioners interact directly with clients and their families, advising and supporting the rehabilitation process. They work closely with other members of the rehabilitation team, including orthopedic surgeons, rehabilitation physicians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and nurses.

Admission into the Master of Science in Prosthetics and Orthotics (MSPO) program at University of Hartford is offered to those who hold a bachelor's degree, have completed the prerequisite courses, and otherwise qualify for admission.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Gross Anatomy 
  • Gross Anatomy Laboratory 
  • Kinesiology 
  • Kinesiology Laboratory 
  • Clinical Foundations
  • Lower-Limb Orthotics 
  • Transtibial Prosthetics 
  • Biomechanics 
  • Biomechanics Laboratory 
  • Orthopedic Pathology
  • Material Methods in Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • Scientific Inquiry
  • Spinal Orthotics 
  • Transfemoral Prosthetics 
  • Professional Issues 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Post-baccalaureate students may apply to the MSPO program. An overall GPA of 3.2 is preferred. Students must have earned at least a "C" or 2.0 grade in each of the prerequisite courses. While GRE test scores are not required, they may be submitted to strengthen the application. 
  • The Admission Committee will consider all application materials. Candidates will be accepted on a competitive basis.  The priority filing date for receipt of all application materials is December 1.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    608 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 608 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    608 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 608 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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