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Respiratory Care (Online)

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

M.Sc. Online
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5862 USD/year
5862 USD/year
3000 USD/year
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About

The program is designed to provide the working Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT), who holds a bachelor's degree, the opportunity to complete a Master of Science in Respiratory Care through an online program. The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) 2005 Human Resources Study reported there was an increase in the number of respiratory therapists with higher degrees. 

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Overview

Earning a Master of Science in Respiratory Care may open doors to opportunities to assume positions to teach respiratory therapy in an academic or higher education setting, management or leadership position within a healthcare organization, or in a research area to provide improvements in cardiopulmonary techniques. The degree completion program will provide the opportunity to develop the knowledge, leadership skills and interpersonal skills that will enable them to improve the health care system.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Cardiopulmonary Physiology
  • Patient Assessment
  • Management & Leadership in Health Profession
  • Education in Respiratory Care
  • Introduction to Research
  • Respiratory Care Professional Issues and Trends
  • Clinical Seminar
  • Research Project
  • Research Project

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

The Master of Science in Respiratory Care (Online) program is for; (1) the Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) who has earned a bachelor of science in respiratory therapy/respiratory care or (2) the Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) who has an earned a bachelor degree in any field and holds the RRT credential from a CoARC accredited associate degree program and has completed the required program requirements. Master's degree graduates have many option including leadership positions in clinical practice, management, education, research or further graduate education. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5862 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5862 USD per year and a duration of  .
  • National

    5862 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5862 USD per year and a duration of  .
  • In-State

    3000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3000 USD per year and a duration of  .

Funding

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