Orthotist & Prosthetist

Once you have met the eligibility requirements, submit your application online.

You can take your exams in any order. The Combined Discipline Written Exam can be taken as soon as you finish your Master's education and before your residency completion. For each application submitted, you must make one attempt at the exam(s) within one calendar year of your application approval date.

You will need the following documentation, which can be uploaded to your online dashboard once you start the application process or you can email certification@abcop.org.

For more information regarding the application process, please refer to the Practitioner Candidate Guide.

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Contact our Team

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Stephen Fletcher, CPO, LPO

Director, Professional Credentialing

Directs ABC’s Professional Ethics, Certification, Scope of Practice and Government Relations programs. Manages all ABC’s certification exam development and administration activities. Facilitates coordination of professional/clinical issues across all ABC programs, including state licensure.

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Meg Hayes

Certification Program Assistant

Primary contact for: general certification and application inquiries and state licensure verification requests

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Tabita Whilden

Certification Technology Coordinator

Contact for: certification data management, assistance with certification verifications, exam registration and website assistance.

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Lauren Moran

Certification Candidate Coordinator

Contact for: certification program inquiries, certification application assistance and status and licensure examination inquiries.

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