Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center

Important Dates

Find important dates for the Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center Master’s in Prosthetics and Orthotics, including orientation, early admission consideration, and graduation.

Now Accepting Applications for the 2020 MPO Graduating Class. Begin Your MPO Coursework in Summer 2018! 

The MPO class of 2019 is fully subscribed. Now, the NUPOC MPO program is accepting applications for the MPO 2020 cohort that will matriculate in summer 2018. NUPOC uses a rolling admissions process. We consider applications until all seats are filled with qualified applicants. Applicants must have completed a four-year baccalaureate degree (BS, BA). See NUPOC MPO Admissions for more information.

MPO Orientation

MANDATORY Orientation for MPO:

Where:      NUPOC, 680 North Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60611

When:      TBA

Attire:       Day 1 is business casual; Day 2 is business attire; Day 3 is casual attire 

Schedule:   8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Day 1 & 2; 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Day 3

Additional information will be emailed to accepted students of the 2020 MPO Class.

2017-2018 Academic Calendar

See complete Northwestern University schedule at: http://www.northwestern.edu/hr/work-life/holidays/holiday-schedule.html  

NUPOC Session 1 starts (11 weeks): July 5, 2017

Labor Day: September 4, 2017

NUPOC Session 1 ends: September 15, 2017

Session 1 Break: September 16-24, 2017

NUPOC Session 2 starts (11 weeks): September 25, 2017

NUPOC Session 2 ends: December 8, 2017

Winter Break: December 9, 2017-January 1, 2018

NUPOC Session 3 starts (12 weeks):January 2, 2018

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday: January 15, 2018

NUPOC Session 3 ends: March 23, 2018

Interim Hiatus (9 days): March 24-April 1, 2018

NUPOC Session 4 begins (12 weeks): April 2, 2018

Memorial Day Holiday: May 28, 2018

NUPOC Session 4 ends: June 22, 2018

Session 4 Break (9 days): June 23-July 4, 2018

Session 5 starts (11 weeks): July 5, 2018

Session 5 ends: September 14, 2018

Session 5 Break (9 days): September 15-23, 2018

Session 6 starts (11 weeks): September 24, 2018

Thanksgiving Day Holiday: November 22 and 23, 2018

Session 6 ends: December 7, 2018

Winter Break: December 8, 2018-January 1, 2019

 

MPO Timetable

Cohort

Onsite
Orientation

Online
Courses Start
Onsite
Courses Start
Program Ends
MPO 2018June 2016July 2016January 2017March 2018
MPO 2019June 2017July 2017January 2018March 2019
MPO 2020June 2018July 2018January 2019March 2020
MPO 2021June 2019July 2019January 2020March 2021
MPO 2022June 2020July 2020January 2021March 2022
MPO 2023June 2021July 2021January 2022March 2023
MPO 2024June 2022July 2022January 2023March 2024

Additional Information

For more information about the NUPOC MPO, please email the NUPOC MPO Admissions Assistant or call 312-503-5700.

Frequently Asked Questions

Find out more about housing, financial aid, technology requirements and other important information related to the MPO via our Frequently Asked Questions.