Clinical Program

Training proficient and compassionate P&O clinicians.

The Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center’s (NUPOC) Master of Prosthetics & Orthotics (MPO) is a competitive, 21-month postgraduate degree offering clinically focused education in a research-rich environment within the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Our goal is to prepare a competent entry-level Orthotist/Prosthetist in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavioral) learning domains through our blended-format curriculum (the first six months are completed online) preparing students to contribute significantly to the P&O profession.

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Meet Our Students

Emily Gandlfi

Emily Gandolfi

"Embrace the ambiguity."

Maxine Andrea Legaspi

Maxine Andrea Legaspi

"I really appreciate how proactive and committed the faculty is for helping their students succeed throughout the program, and it has really opened my eyes to support each other in order to provide higher quality care in the future."

Andres "Andy" Lpez

Andres "Andy" Lopez

"The professors and staff at NUPOC are extremely dedicated to each student’s education and success. I am very grateful to be a part of the NUPOC family."

Avery Carrll

Avery Carroll

"I am grateful for the number of meaningful and lasting connections I have made here at NUPOC as I begin to grow my professional network within this field."

Andy Miller

Andy Miller

"NUPOC set a strong foundation of which I can confidently build on for the rest of my career."

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For more information about the NUPOC MPO, please email the admissions assistant at or call 312-503-5700.

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