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Prosthetics and Orthotics

We offer the only four-year prosthetics and orthotics degree in Palestine – the only course in middle East with Category 1 accreditation from the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, Ministry of higher education and ministry of health.


You will study anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, prosthetic and orthotic prescription, and design and fabrication. You will also develop strong practical skills in research methodology, clinical assessment, new electronically technology and the application of prosthetic and orthotic techniques. Clinical placements are an important part of our program.


Careers of graduates:
Graduates are prepared for careers in local hospitals and private prosthetic-orthotic facilities as well as other agencies locally and internationally. AAUP designs its courses with your future career in mind and partners with a range of professional organizations for accreditation and registration, such as International society of Prosthetists and Orthtists (ISPO), American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists.

This career so exciting that you spend your day enjoying several roles as a medical team player to specialist, then artist and engineer who designs and manufacture the device in the workshop to a humble good person who cares for the disabled. You will always be learning new techniques. It is really practical career suits both genders.