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Master of Science in Respiratory Care
The online Master of Science in Respiratory Care is designed for registered respiratory therapists and health professionals, including nurses, doctors, physical therapists, pharmacists, exercise physiologists, and occupational therapists. Completion of this program will broaden student’s knowledge of pulmonary care.
Submit one official undergraduate transcript showing completion of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher learning with a minimum GPA of 2.70
Submit two letters of recommendation
Submit a current resume
Provide evidence of current licensure as a Registered Respiratory Therapist or any other certification in the related allied health professions
Provide evidence of sufficient college-level coursework in the areas of anatomy, physiology, chemistry, and biology. Students that do not meet prerequisite requirements may be required to complete additional undergraduate coursework as a condition for admission
Provide a statement of purpose of approximately 500 words explaining your motivation for pursuing the MS in Respiratory Care
Complete a phone or face-to-face interview with the program director or a department representative
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Middle States Commission on Higher Education
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