Thank you for your interest in IIOP.  Applicants must have obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Science with an emphasis in health or related field, preferably in a field related to Orthotics and Prosthetics, conferred from a nationally accredited Institute, College, or University, with a cumulative GPA of no less than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Applicants with a degree in any other discipline will be reviewed individually, and an admission recommendation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Typical undergraduate coursework completed leading to successful graduates:

  • Physics
  • Life Sciences/Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Human Anatomy
  • Psychology
  • Statistics


  • Proof of Age of Applicant
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume/CV (Optional)
  • Description of O&P Experience (Optional)
  • Applicants are recommended to have a minimum of 25 observation hours, strong candidates will have at least 40 hours of observation

*Background checks and proof of immunizations are required upon acceptance.


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Spring 2024

Apply through OPCAS using the link below:


To complete an IIOP enrollment application, please create an account on EMPOWER and follow the steps provided.

You can access the EMPOWER application portal by clicking the button below: