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Orthotics and Prosthetics Admissions

Master of Science in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ORPR)

Eastern Michigan University's Master's Program in Orthotics and Prosthetics is a five semester program starting in the fall semester and concluding upon the completion of the spring semester approximately eighteen months later.

Application Requirements:

  • Previous completion of a Bachelor’s degree from an academically accredited college or university with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4 point scale.

  • Meet the requirements of Eastern Michigan University’s Graduate School (www.emich.edu/graduate) and have a completed application, including all transcripts and GRE results on file and completed the OPCAS application.

    Previous course work must included:

    • Biology a/o life sciences
    • 6 hr. of anatomy and physiology
    • Chemistry 
    • Math; college algebra and trigonometry or geometry, minimum
    • Physics 
    • Introduction to psychology and a second social science course
    • Statistics
  • Official GRE results

Background Check:

Applicants for the Orthotics and Prosthetics program at Eastern Michigan University must be free of offenses that would disqualify one for employment in a health related field or to sit for a state licensing exam.   All students are required to successfully complete a background screening prior to beginning clinical rotations.

Deadline for submission:

The completed application, transcripts, and all other requirements must be completed and the necessary paperwork received by EMU MSOP no later than December 31st of each year. Notification of class selection will be made no later than February 15th of the next year. In addition, the program offers rolling admission to select individuals with a minimum of a 3.5 GPA. Rolling admissions are accepted throughout the year.

The Orthotics and Prosthetics Program is part of the School of Health Promotion & Human Performance, 318 Porter Building, 734.487.0090