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Military Status

If you have US military experience, select your anticipated status at the time of enrollment from the drop-down. Select Not a member of the military if this does not apply.

Felony Convictions

Indicate whether you've ever been convicted of a felony. If you select Yes, enter an explanation in the field provided. Include:

  • A brief description of the incident and/or arrest
  • Specific charge made
  • Related dates
  • Consequence
  • A reflection on the incident and how the incident has impacted your life

You may also be required to report one or more of the following types of records directly to your designated programs with details about the judgments or disciplines.

  • Arrests/convictions for misdemeanors and felonies
  • Adjudication withheld
  • Nolo contendere
  • Plea bargain

If you are convicted of a misdemeanor or felony prior to admission and/or matriculation, it is your responsibility to immediately inform your program(s).

Academic Infraction

Indicate whether you have ever been disciplined or placed on academic probation while attending an academic institution. If you select Yes, enter a brief explanation in the field provided. Include:

  1. A brief description of the incident
  2. Specific charge made
  3. Related dates
  4. Consequence
  5. A reflection on the incident and how the incident has impacted your life.

Academic Record

Indicate whether your academic record accurately reflects your capabilities. If you select No, describe why. Include any information that may assist the admissions committee in interpreting and evaluating your academic history or credentials.

Previous Orthotics or Prosthetics Education

Indicate whether you previously applied to an orthotics and prosthetics practitioner level program or took formal coursework in orthotics and prosthetics. If you select Yes, respond to the subsequent questions.

Interest in Orthotic/Prosthetic Profession

Indicate how you learned about the orthotics and prosthetics profession.

Skills Learned in Military

If you served in the military, describe any skills learned during your service that would benefit you in an orthotics and prosthetics career.

Background Information

Programs fully recognize the importance of diversity in their student body and in the workforce. Accordingly, programs strongly encourage applications from persons from all socioeconomic, racial, ethnic, religious, and educational backgrounds and persons from groups underrepresented in the industry. Select any and all of the options in this section which you feel best apply to you. Please note that OPCAS uses this section for statistical purposes only and it in no way affects your application or financial aid eligibility.

Low Income Levels Guidelines

If applicable, use the following chart to help you determine if you come from an economically disadvantaged background.

Size of Family*

Income Level**

1

$27,180

2

$36,620

3

$46,060

4

$55,500

5

$64,940

6

$74,380

7

$83,820

8

$93,260

For each additional person add:

$9,440

The low income level is based on 200 percent of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services poverty guidelines. It is used to determine what constitutes a low-income family for the purposes of the SDS and LDS programs.

* Size of family means the number of exemptions listed on the qualified income tax return forms. For example, a family size of 4 may include two parents and two dependents.

** Income Level refers to the adjusted gross income stated on the federal income tax return 1040.

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