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http://www.numss.us/academic-program/apply-now/Thank you for your interest in the one year (2 semesters) 100% online on-demand pedorthics degree program of National University of Medical Sciences (USA). Our Admissions department is eager to help you in any way we can. We invite you to contact NUMSS (USA) and ask us any questions you may have in regards to the MSc (P) program. All pedorthics classes are in the video lectures format and are available to be viewed online on-demand with the password and user ID issued to registered students. Students are required to perform practical work (plaster casting, foam casting, building orthotics, etc) at their own time, expense and place. This program is not offered on-campus and there are not any practical week long technique classes available for this program. Tuition is $7,000 for the entire program (2 semesters).
The online video lecture classes are available on-demand to be watched once you are issued a password and user ID. They can be paused, and viewed as often as needed. You need high speed internet to be able to watch the video lectures online. You will also receive an external hard drive that includes all the video lectures for this program that enables you to view the video lectures offline.
Canadian NUMSS (USA) students are eligible to receive tuition and textbooks tax credit from the Canadian Revenue Agency as NUMSS (USA) is accepted as a foreign university by the Canadian government.
Why Study Pedorthics?
Pedorthics is the clinical science, art and practice of analyzing, evaluating, fabricating and delivery of footwear and foot orthoses (such as orthopedic shoes and custom made foot orthotics) to prevent or improve painful or disabling conditions of the foot and ankle caused by disease, congenital defect, overuse or injury. Graduates of pedorthics program may seek employment or open their own private pedorthics clinic.
Why Choose to Study Pedorthics at NUMSS (USA)?
Because our program is ideal for the working health professionals as they will have the flexibility to study at the time they wish without leaving home. As there is no need to attend a classroom, they can watch the video lectures at the comfort of their homes. Students from anywhere in the world can earn an MSc in Pedorthics without spending a large sum on the costs associated with daily travel. NUMSS (USA) MSc (P) program tuition is kept low ($7,000 for the entire program) to make the program affordable to all students regardless of their nationality.
The prerequisite to enter the Master of Science (MSc) in Pedorthics is having a bachelor’s degree in any field, however preference is given to those with previous health education. Those students who do not have a bachelor’s degree may enrol in the dual degree program of Bachelor of Science in Osteopathic Manual Practice and the Master of Science in Pedorthics (BSc (OMP), MSc (P)). This pedorthics program can be taken as a dual or triple degree program with any other program offered by NUMSS (USA).
Curriculum for the Master of Science in Pedorthics (1 year program)
1st Year (1st semester) 1st Year (2nd semester)
GB501 Gait Biomechanics and Anatomy of the Lower Limb FM502 Footwear Modification
PP501 Pathomechanics and Pedorthic Footcare FO502 Theory in Foot Orthoses
DA501 Diagnosis and Assessments PA502 Pedorthic Patient Assessment
CM501 Clinical Biomechanics TH502 Research Project & Thesis
BM501 Business Management, Practice, Ethics & Jurisprudence