Top Orthotist/Prosthetist All Programs - 2021

Of the 332 Orthotist/Prosthetist degrees granted each year, men make up 45% percent and women make up 55% percent of the area of study. Did you know that Minnesota has more students graduating with a degree in Orthotist/Prosthetist than any other state? In fact, Minnesota granted 76 degrees last year! The average starting salary for an undergraduate degree in Orthotist/Prosthetist is $38,300.

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Gender

Total Students
332
Total Males
151
Total Females
181

Degree Type

  • Total Masters degree

    205

  • Total Associates degree

    75

  • Total Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years Degree

    24

  • Total Award of less than 1 academic year Degree

    19

  • Total Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years Degree

    6

  • Total Bachelors degree

    3

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See where Orthotist/Prosthetist is the most popular major in the U.S.
This heat map represents the states that have the highest percent of Orthotist/Prosthetist degrees compared to all other degrees awarded in that state.
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Top Colleges for Orthotist/Prosthetist

Northwestern University, the University of Hartford and Concordia University-Saint Paul are three schools well-known for Orthotist/Prosthetist programs. In fact, around 47 Northwestern University students are pursuing degrees in Orthotist/Prosthetist. Take a look at the college options in the table below.

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Careers for Orthotist/Prosthetist Majors

The highest paying careers for Orthotist/Prosthetist majors include Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary, Orthotists and Prosthetists and Medical Appliance Technicians. However, another thing to consider is how much demand there is for specific jobs. Careers that are in high need that a degree in Orthotist/Prosthetist can prepare you for are Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary, Medical Appliance Technicians and Orthotists and Prosthetists.

Top Paying Careers for Orthotist/Prosthetist

  1. Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $97,320)
  2. Orthotists and Prosthetists   (Median Wage: $68,410)
  3. Medical Appliance Technicians   (Median Wage: $40,690)
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