Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy
Cardinal Stritch University

Program Details

Cardinal Stritch University offers a bachelor completion program in Respiratory Therapy. This online physical therapy program allows you to further your education in respiratory care, resulting in career mobility, additional responsibility, and promotion. Because the program is offered online, you can maintain a full-time job at the same time. There is no clinical time required. 

The curriculum provides core competencies in identity literacy, ethics, and problem solving. Coursework delves into advanced concepts of respiratory disease, hemodynamic monitoring, mechanical ventilation, and emergency care. The program culminates in a research capstone. Graduates apply a systematic process to meet the respiratory care needs of the patients they serve.

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Cardinal Stritch University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Some College

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Occupational License

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) and a current respiratory care license in student's state of residence and/or employment.
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.33 (4.0 scale) is required.