Program Outcomes

Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy—Degree Completion


The Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy (BSRT) degree-completion program prepares respiratory therapists (RT) with an Associate of Science (AS) degree to advance clinical and professional practice through an interdisciplinary curriculum that incorporates research, critical analysis, and evidence-based approaches.


To provide graduates of entry into respiratory care professional practice degree programs with additional knowledge, skills, and attributes in leadership, management, education, research, and/or advanced clinical practice that will enable them to meet their current professional goals and prepare them for practice as advanced degree respiratory therapists.

Upon program completion graduates will:

  • RT1 Demonstrate an understanding of education theories, curriculum development, assessment strategies and instructional design in the healthcare environment.
  • RT2 Demonstrate an understanding of leadership and management strategies used in the healthcare environment.
  • RT3 Utilize Professionalism and communication skills to promote advancement of the profession.
  • RT4 Analyze research on an advanced level for evidence-based practice and theory.