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  • Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics

    Delivery: Daytime, on-campus courses.
    Start: Fall and Spring Semester, Full Time

    Prerequisite and General Education/MnTC courses are available in a mix of daytime, evening, and online classes; Fall, Spring, and Summer; Full- or Part-Time
     

    • Pedorthic — Certificate (18 credits)

     

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About the Program

Pedorthics is the science and practice of evaluating, fabricating, and delivering footwear and foot orthoses to prevent, ease, or treat painful or disabling conditions of the foot and ankle. Pedorthists play a crucial role in the health care profession of Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics. Utilizing traditional plaster casting and 3D scanning technology, students learn to modify, or fabricate footwear to help people maintain or regain as much mobility as possible.

A pedorthist performs patient assessment, formulation of a treatment plan, implementation of the treatment plan, follow-up and practice management.

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Potential Job Titles

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  • Pedorthist
  • Shoe Fitter

Salary Data

Pedorthist
Average Wage: $32,000 - $77,000 annually
http://www.oandp.com/articles/2013-09_01.asp

Information gathered pertains to seven county metro area - careerwise.mnscu.edu