Admission Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy—Degree Completion

Eligible candidates in the BS in Respiratory Therapy Degree Completion program must hold the following:

  • An Associate degree in Respiratory Therapy from a Commission on Accreditation of Respiratory Care (CoARC)-approved program*
  • A current Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)

*minimum of 64 credits, additional courses may be required to reach 72 credits.

Transfer Credit

Applicants will receive the following transfer credit:

  • 72 credits for the AS degree must be from a regionally accredited institution. Please note: Some AS programs award less than 72 credits. For students with these degrees, additional courses will be required to make up the difference.
  • 12 credits for the RRT Credential.
  • Transfer credits will be applied as a block of credits and the total maximum number possible is 84 credits.