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Respiratory Care (Online), M.Sc.

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University rank #301 (ARWU) Online
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. 


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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    33 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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. 

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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 .
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