Respiratory Therapy, Master | Bellarmine University | Newburg, United States
24 months
690 USD/credit 24840 USD/year
690 USD/credit 24840 USD/year
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The Master of Health Science in Respiratory Therapy at Bellarmine University is a two-year graduate program focused on preparing individuals for a career as a respiratory therapist. This is one of only five programs of its kind in the nation. 


Why choose Respiratory Therapy at Bellarmine?

The Respiratory Therapy program at Bellarmine University focuses on developing strong clinical skills as well as a preparing leaders in the profession in the areas of education and research.

  • Respiratory therapists are healthcare professionals who evaluate and treat persons of all ages having lung and heart disorders.
  • The Bureau of Labor statistics estimates that this career will grow by 21% over the next 10 years-well above average career projections for other fields.
  • Respiratory therapists find careers in multiple settings including hospitals, home care and rehabilitation.


The Respiratory Therapy Program (#220281 offering the Master of Health Science degree in Louisville, KY) holds Provisional Accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Respiratory Therapy Science 
  • Clinical Assessment
  • Special Topics
  • Cardiopulmonary Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Advanced Seminar

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates must hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 on a 4.00 scale.
  • Grade of C or higher in all pre-requisite natural science and math courses
  • Grade of C or higher in all other pre-requisite courses
  • Final official transcript(s) from each college or university attended must be submitted directly from the previous institution to AHCAS.
  • If any transcript(s) or undergraduate degree(s) is from an international institution, the transcripts must be evaluated by a third party credential agency. 
  • A personal interview, if requested, by the Respiratory Therapy Admission Committee.
  • Submit a personal statement which describes experiences which have led you to consider respiratory therapy as a career.
  • Submit two references at AHCAS. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 690 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    24840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 690 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Newburg

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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