The Department of Respiratory Therapy offers a Master of Science degree, with a specialization in respiratory care, to prepare future faculty in the profession, as well as advanced clinical practitioners.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM
The Master of Science degree with a concentration in respiratory care offers the opportunity for credentialed and experienced practitioners to obtain an advanced level of knowledge in the technical area of respiratory care. The program also is intended to provide the ability, knowledge and skills for continued scholarly inquiry within the discipline of respiratory care.
Specific program objectives are:
The program consists of 36 semester hours which can be taken part time or full time. These hours are divided into the following:
Core curriculum: 12 hours
Specialization curriculum: 18 hours
Thesis, or non-thesis option: 6 hours
A detailed list of courses can be found at Master's Curriculum.
Admissions information and application materials can be found at Graduate Admissions. You can apply online or print the application materials and forms.
To discuss the program with a faculty member contact the Department of Respiratory Therapy at (404) 413-1225.