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Respiratory Care

Youngstown State University (YSU)

12 months
18358 USD/year
18358 USD/year
12358 USD/year
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Respiratory Care from Youngstown State University (YSU) is ideal for you if you are seeking ways to enhance your skills and education, along with the flexibility that fits your busy schedule. 


Respiratory Care from Youngstown State University (YSU)  is designed to help you enhance your career options in clinical and leadership roles within the respiratory care field, building on skills related to a variety of professions.

You will be able to further develop your skill sets in education, management and advanced therapeutic and monitoring applications while taking classes online to accommodate your schedule as a working professional.


  • Clinical research
  • Grant writing
  • Leadership development and technology applications in educational and administrative settings

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • The Respiratory Care Profession
  • Leadership Development in Respiratory Care
  • Competency Assessment in Respiratory Care
  • Education and Accreditation in Respiratory Care
  • Technology Applications for Health and Human Services
  • Managing Respiratory Services
  • Planning and Fiscal Management
  • Professional Codes in Healthcare
  • Health Services Issues
  • Epidemiology
  • Environmental Regulations
  • Comparative Health Systems

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Regular admission requires a cumulative undergraduate grade-point average of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).
  • Current state license as a respiratory care practitioner
  • National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) professional RRT (advanced practitioner) credential
  • Membership in the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) in order to access data/projects that will be needed in academic coursework
  • An (optional) personal interview and/or additional information as requested by the program’s admission committee.
  • Official transcripts from each college or institution of higher learning attended 
  • Three letters of recommendation 
  • A letter of intent stating one’s professional goals and how graduate education in respiratory therapy will help fulfill said goals
  • An official report of the Graduate Record Examination (General Test) scores completed within the past five years if the applicant’s cumulative grade point average is less than 2.7

Tuition Fee

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    18358 USD/year
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  • National

    18358 USD/year
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  • In-State

    12358 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12358 USD per year during 12 months.


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