Master of Respiratory Care
Youngstown State University

Program Details

The online Master of Respiratory Care program is designed to help students enhance their career options within the respiratory care field by developing skill sets in the areas of clinical research, grant writing, leadership, and technology applications in educational and administrative settings. Students may customize their education to suit their personal interests and career goals by selecting one of the following tracks:

  • Education
  • Management
  • Therapeutic & Monitoring Applications


  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale)
  • Current state license as a respiratory care practitioner
  • National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) professional RRT (advanced practitioner) credential
  • Membership in the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC)
  • Personal interview (optional)
  • Official transcripts from each college or institution of higher learning attended
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Letter of intent
  • GRE test scores
  • Provisional admission may be granted for students not meeting regular requirements

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission