The respiratory therapy curriculum is a five semester course of study beyond the first two years of the undergraduate curriculum. Because of its professional nature, students apply for admission into the program and are formally admitted at the beginning of the fall semester of their junior year.
A program for respiratory care practitioners, who have completed an associate of science degree in respiratory therapy and are Registered Respiratory Therapists, to obtain a bachelor of science degree in respiratory care.
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GEORGIA STATE’S UNDERGRADUATE respiratory therapy students push themselves to succeed. For five years running, they achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) exam, surpassing the national average for all students taking the RRT exam.
“We have been striving for top passing rates for years and now the program has finally been recognized for this accomplishment,” says Robert Harwood, chair of the Department of Respiratory Therapy. “It is the culmination of the hard work of our faculty to inspire our graduates to achieve these goals.”