01. Program Overview

01. Program Overview



Objectives of the Program

At the program completion, the graduates will qualify the Degree Program Standards as follows:

  • To serve as role model for moral, professional, and ethical behavior with integrity within an acceptable code of conduct.
  • To demonstrate an expert knowledge of theories, fundamental principles and concepts in prosthetics and orthotics to develop knowledge, skills and innovation.
  • To solve the most complex and challenging problems facing prosthetics and orthotics, through knowledge transfer of best research and treatments.
  • To lead and delegate by working skillfully with team members.
  • To apply statistics and information technology to analyze data and communicate effectively by disseminating scholarly reports, research and knowledge in both formal and informal international scientific forums.


Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

  • Demonstrate behaviors which exemplify moral and ethical behaviors representative of a scholar and professional in prosthetics and orthotics.
  • Demonstrate an advanced understanding and keen awareness of current and emerging science, research and innovation in prosthetic/orthotic and related fields.
  • Apply an evidence-based practice approach to the evaluation, application and analysis of current best practices in prosthetic/orthotic and related fields.
  • Exemplify the features, character and integrity of an intelligent leader in the field.
  • Demonstrate a heightened ability for statistical analysis, use of appropriate media, and methods to communicate and engage with colleagues in prosthetic/orthotic and related fields.


Career Opportunities of the Graduates

  • • Researchers in prosthetic/orthotic and related fields at research institutes, government sectors and industrial organization - Academic staff at university/institute
  • • Entrepreneur/business owners in prosthetics and orthotic
  • • Leaders/managers in prosthetic and orthotic facilities