Respiratory Care

Graduate: Master's Available online

School of Education & Human Services

Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRT) who earn an MS in Respiratory Care can advance their career to pursue opportunities in management, supervision, education and research. If you are currently an RRT ready to take your career to the next level, consider a master’s degree to help reach your goal.

Program Description

The online Master of Science in Respiratory Care is a fully online program designed for Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRT). You may complete the program in as little as one year with full-time study. The program consists of seven core courses and four specialty track courses and enables you to select one of two specialty areas – Respiratory Therapeutics or Respiratory Care Education.

You will gain knowledge that can be used to enhance clinical practice and supervision, education, and research. Develop skills to formulate appropriate evidence-based questions, organize and test hypotheses, and apply research results to practice, among other acquired competencies.


Faculty include experts in their field who hold a combination of advanced degrees, RRT licensing and additional certifications in the field of respiratory care.

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