Pedorthic Veterans Program
The Academy of Pedorthic Science is approved by the state of Georgia as a certified Veteran Training Center by the Department of Veterans Service.
The Academy of Pedorthic Science C.Ped. program is a university level certificate program
The Pedorthic Certificate Program is approved through the VA for Educational benefits. Active duty and honorably discharged members of the Army, Navy, Air Force and marines may qualify for military education benefits based upon GI Bill coverage and length of service.
To apply for benefits, click on the photo to the right to be taken to the Department of Veteran Affairs website. For telephone assistance call 1-888-GIBILL1. For further information and eligibility requirements, contact the Base Education Officer or Office.
The NCOPE standards ensure the quality of Pedorthic education by requiring all accredited programs to be sponsored by a fully accredited college/university institution.
The Academy of Pedorthic Science is proud to have our Pedorthic Certificate Program sponsored by Kennesaw State University College of Continuing and Professional Education.
A university level certificate is required to take either the ABC or BOC pedorthic certificate examination. In order to be awarded a program certificate, you must satisfactorily pass the program intermediary tests and quizzes, then pass the final exam with a minimum score of 70%.
The tuition for the program is $3,200.00 plus a $500.00 materials fee which covers the cost of all your course materials on a tablet and laboratory materials/supplies.
To be eligible to take the ABC or BOC pedorthic exam, you must meet the following criteria:
- Possess a high school diploma, GED or college degree
- Complete a NCOPE approved pre-certification program
- Document 1,000 hours of patient care experience acquired before or after you complete the certificate program.