Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy
Nova Southeastern University

Program Details

Registered Respiratory Therapists can take the next step in their career by pursuing this online Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy. An advanced education will allow you to take advantage of advancement opportunities and leadership positions.

Students in this online Respiratory Therapy degree program will study topics including sleep medicine, legal issues, and evidence-based practice. While coursework is completed entirely online, students have the opportunity to undertake fieldwork in the form of a practicum, internship, or research in their local area. By applying your previous college credits, you may be able to complete this degree in as little as 18 months.

Course topics include the following:

  • Critical care pathophysiology for respiratory therapy
  • Outpatient services in respiratory therapy
  • Quality improvement in health care
  • Leadership and management for respiratory care
  • Case management theory and process

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Nova Southeastern University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Some College

Recommended GPA

2.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Applicants must hold NBRC registration as a Registered Respiratory Therapist and currently hold a license to practice respiratory therapy.