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Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy

Program Details

The University of Cincinnati offers an online Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy. The program is designed for professional Certified Respiratory Therapists (CRTs) and Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRTs) who are looking for advanced clinical practice and more knowledge of their field. The curriculum addresses practice and research in respiratory care.


This is a bachelor completion program. A total of 120 credits are required, including transfer credits.

  • Hold an associate’s degree from a CoARC-accredited respiratory care/respiratory therapy program at a regionally accredited institution
  • Be credentialed by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) who is RRT eligible
  • Have earned a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Official transcripts of all schools attended

Accreditation & Licensing

The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.