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

You will need the following documentation, which can uploaded to your online dashboard once you start the application process or you can email 

  • A copy of your high school diploma, GED certificate, college transcript or World Education Service (WES) Credential Evaluation (only applicable if you received your education in a foreign country)
  • A copy of your official certificate of completion from one of the following:
    • an ABC-approved pedorthic pre-certification education course OR
    • an NCOPE-approved pedorthic pre-certification education program OR
    • a CAHEEP-accredited pedorthic pre-certification education program
  • ​Your completed Pedorthist Competency Attestation form verifying your clinical experience, signed by the supervising certified/licensed orthotist, pedorthist, or pedorthic referral source.

You must make an attempt at the exam within one calendar year of your application approval date.​

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

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Stephen Fletcher, CPO

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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Molly Maguire

Professional Credentialing Administrator

Primary contact for: professional ethics complaints against ABC credential holders, questions about ABC scope of practice, state licensure issues and ABC Board of Director nomination applications.

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Tabita Whilden

Certification Manager

Responsible for all administrative functions of ABC's certification programs and interfacing with outside consultants.

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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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Bethany Webb

Certification Program Assistant

Contact for: general certification program inquiries, certification application assistance, licensure exam inquiries and certificate reprints.

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