Move forward in your career through the convenience of our largely online MSPO program without having to relocate or disrupt your life. Our program gives you access to expert faculty and the most current, practical, evidence-based curriculum delivered in a combination of online modules, DVD recordings, and videos. At the end of each clinical course, students come to the University of Hartford for a 1-2 day practical exam.
Our faculty consists of 24 expert faculty and clinicians who are committed to advancing the field of prosthetics and orthotics. They enjoy teaching and mentoring tomorrow’s professionals and preparing them to meet the intellectual, social, cultural and economic challenges that lie ahead in the rapidly changing health care system.
As an MSPO student you will participate in a faculty-led research project that will expose you to the principles of experimental design, data analysis, data collection, and ethical standards in human subject research. You will collect data in your local setting and collaborate directly with a project mentor. Your research experience will contribute to evidence-based knowledge that has the potential to influence future research and impact current clinical practice.
Since academic preparation of our applicants varies, academic portfolios are evaluated during the admission process and an individualized program is designed for you. You must, however, complete a minimum of 30 credits at the University of Hartford to earn the master's degree. This self-paced program can be completed in 1 to 3 years.
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