Texas Board of Orthotics and Prosthetics Apply for a New License - Prosthetist Orthotist Requirements

Academic requirements for a prosthetist/orthotist license. The applicant must hold:

  • a bachelor's or graduate degree in prosthetics and orthotics from a college or university educational program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) while the applicant attended the program or a college or university educational program accepted by the board as having educational standards equal to or exceeding CAAHEP standards; or
  • a bachelor's degree in any subject and both a prosthetic and an orthotic certificate from a practitioner educational program accredited by CAAHEP while the applicant attended the program, or a practitioner education program accepted by the board as having educational standards equal to or exceeding CAAHEP standards;

The applicant must also submit proof of completion of an NCOPE residency in both orthotics and prosthetics.

Last updated December 15, 2014