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Health Sciences-Respiratory Care, M.Sc.

Health Sciences-Respiratory Care, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #401 (WUR) , GA,
The Department of Respiratory Therapy offers a Master of Science in Health Sciences degree, with a specialization in respiratory care, to prepare future faculty in the profession, as well as advanced clinical practitioners.


The Master of Science degree with a concentration in respiratory care offers the opportunity for credentialed and experienced practitioners to obtain an advanced level of knowledge in the technical area of respiratory care. The program also is intended to provide the ability, knowledge and skills for continued scholarly inquiry within the discipline of respiratory care.

Specific program objectives are:

  • to enhance the ability to perform in the clinical site at an advanced level and assist physicians in clinical respiratory care.
  • to produce a graduate able to perform as faculty in vocational/technical schools, AS and BS degree respiratory care programs.
  • to develop the ability to examine the scientific basis of respiratory care procedures and evaluate technology used in respiratory care.

Programme Structure

Courses offered:

  • Clinical Cardiopulmonary Physiology
  • Teaching Practicum
  • Advanced Clinical Preceptorship
  • Advanced Topics in Ventilatory Support
  • Advanced Cardiopulmonary Monitoring
  • Statistical Research II
  • Seminar in Respiratory Care
  • Special Problems in Respiratory Care
  • Ethics and Leadership in Health Care

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Admission Requirements:

  • Submit application online through ApplyYourself 
  • Paper application for graduate study at Georgia State
  • Residency form
  • Submit non-refundable payment for paper application - select SNHP Manual Application Fee and Reentry Application
  • Mail paper application

          Tuition Fee

          • International Applies to you

            1555 USD/credit
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 1555 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
          • National Applies to you

            694 USD/credit
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 694 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
          We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
          • Tuition fee per credit hour

          Living costs for Atlanta

          • 1213 - 2210 USD/month
            Living Costs

          The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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