Program Description

The Hybrid MSOP program is a blended-learning track. This track uses a spiral learning format: the first year in theory and online; and the second year in-practice and in-person, concentrating on clinical, technical, and patient management skills. Students who complete this track will graduate with an MSOP degree. 

Supervised clinical experience is obtained in a variety of settings during the program through clinical rotations and weekly grand rounds. These ongoing, weekly clinical rotations are an essential part of a student's academic and professional requirements, and prepare them for the final quarter clinical affiliations required for the completion of the MSOP degree curriculum.

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Program Length

2 years (8 quarters)

Possible Careers

Orthotists and Prosthetists work in a variety of settings: private practice, hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, specialty clinics, home health settings and nursing homes.
Integrating faith and health
Integrating faith and health
Loma Linda University educates and encourages a balanced life by living our values of humility, compassion, justice, integrity, excellence, freedom and self- control. You will be surrounded by faculty who are committed to healthcare innovation and research while engaging your spirituality.

Expected Cost of Attendance

The following estimated cost of attendance is based on full-time attendance for the number of months enrolled per academic year. Estimated amounts may vary based on a number of factors. Students may use these estimates when applying for financial aid.

Required Program Costs

Academic Year 2023-2024

Year of Program
Months Enrolled
Year 1
12
Year 2
12
Tuition & Fees $31,440 $45,400
Books, Materials, Supplies & Equipment Allowance
(May or may not be purchased through the school)
$750 $750

Other Educational Costs

Non-required costs that can be funded with scholarships/loans.

Year of Program
Months Enrolled
Year 1
12
Year 2
12
Living Expense (Food & Housing Allowance)
Students will be assigned one of the following Living Expense Budget Options:
  • On Campus Dorm
  • $14,400 $14,400
  • LLU Owned Rental Property
  • $23,040 $23,040
  • LLU Owned Rental w/ Dependents
  • $24,240 $24,240
  • Undergraduate Dependent w/ Parents
  • $8,640 $8,640
  • Off Campus
  • $23,040 $23,040
    Transportation Allowance $4,200 $4,200
    Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $3,600 $3,600
    Federal Student Loan Fees $217 $217
    Cost of Obtaining Professional License 0 0
    Dependent Care
    (See Budget Revision Request form)
    Available upon Request
    Disability-Related Expenses
    (See Budget Revision Request form)
    Available upon Request

    Notes

    • Estimated amounts are for the academic year specified only. Amounts are based on full-time attendance for the number of months enrolled per academic year. International students need to calculate 12 months of living expenses based on these amounts.
    • Amounts are expected to increase each year consistent with inflation in the professional education sector.
    • To qualify for financial aid, most students must be enrolled at least half time in an aid eligible program and be taking degree requirements. Half time is 6 units in a quarter for undergraduate programs and 4 units in a quarter for graduate programs.

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