Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy
Carlow University

Program Details

Earn an online Bachelor of Science degree in Respiratory Therapy from Carlow University.  This flexible program is offered 100% online in an asynchronous format, offering courses designed for certified and registered respiratory therapists currently in possession of an accredited associate degree.  Devoted faculty guide you through an online physical therapy degree, covering topics including but not limited to:

  • Ethics and legal principles
  • Pathophysiology
  • Health education

Designed distinctly for the working professional, this online physical therapy program requires no fieldwork, so you may take your knowledge and skill straight to your place of work.  You will explore evidence-based practices and research processes to cement your leadership skills in a competitive marketplace.  Expand your managerial skill set, learn the best methods of patient safety, and enter advanced respiratory therapy roles in your organization through Carlow University online.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Carlow University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Associate Degree

Recommended GPA

2.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • Applicants may transfer in up to 90 previously earned college credits.
  • Applicants must have a CRT or RRT credential and proof of completion of a respiratory care associate degree from a CoARC-accredited school.
  • Applicants who are applying to programs leading to licensure in states other than Pennsylvania must be aware of the various state professional licensure requirements. Please check licensure requirements.