- Credentials : Diploma (Associate Degree)
- Course Duration : 3 years (6 semesters), full-time
- Intake Month : in March
- A person who graduated high school and TOPIK level 3
- A person who graduated high school and TOPIK level 2 ; more than 300 hours of Korean language training for 1 year after admission to the school.
Field of Study
- Prosthetics & Orthotics Science
- Prosthetics & Orthotics Technology
Conducted entirely in Korea
- 3,000USD/Semester (Total 18,000USD)
ChungBuk Health & Science University(CHSU) provides a three-year diploma in Prosthetics & Orthotics Science(POS). The specialized knowledge and competencies comprising the scope of Prosthetics & Orthotics technology practice requires for graduating. The POS course is based on the standards of competency for entry to the Prosthetics & Orthotics Technology profession, which is constituted the Prosthetics & Orthotics Technicians of Korea.
The curriculum integrates the related knowledge that supports the professional, productive and skilled design, fabrication, modification and repair of Assistive Devices.
The students learn many technical aspects within the scope of practice of the Prosthetics & Orthotics technology profession.
It should required 111 credits to graduate with a diploma(associate degree) from the CHSU. The graduates are eligible to write the licensing examinations according to the requirements of the Korea Medical Technicians Act. The POS course leads to employment in, or ownership of, a Prosthetics & Orthotics enterprise.
Prosthetics & Orthotics Technologists, Technicians and Laboratory Assistants, Rehabilitation Hospital, Geriatric Care Hospital, Medical Rehabilitation, Healthcare-related Civil Servant.
Faculty & Staff
The Dept. of POS is comprised of 5 faculty and 22 staff who, in direct and indirect ways, support the education of 290 undergraduate students. We strive not only to create a comfortable learning environment for students, but also to create one that allows both faculty and staff to enhance and enrich their own experiences at work as well.
We seek individuals who are well-qualified, energetic, intellectually curious scholars to join our highly successful faculty at the Dept. of POS. Our faculty conducts cutting-edge POS research and teaches diverse, engaged students at one of the leading Dept. of POS in the nation.
Please contact to learn more about current opportunities at the CHSU +82 43 210 8114.