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Respiratory Therapy, RRT to BSRT Completion Major

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Program Coordinator: Schneider

Degree Type: Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy

The RRT to BSRT Completion Program is designed for individuals who have graduated from a CoARC accredited institution with associate degree in Respiratory Therapy and have passed the NBRC Registered Respiratory Therapy (RRT) examination. Because the student is required to be a Registered Respiratory Therapist before being accepted into the program, up to 18 semester hours of block credit will be granted for the RRT credential that will go toward the BSRT degree. All students must meet the University of Mary upper division requirement that requires students to take 44 hours of 300-400 level course work for the B.S.R.T. degree. The Respiratory Therapy RRT to BSRT is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC); www.coarc.com.

Admission Requirements

To gain admission into the RRT to BSRT respiratory therapy program, a student must hold an Associate of Science (or equivalent) in Respiratory Therapy from a CoARC accredited institution of higher education. 

Students that have their RRT credential must provide proof upon applying to the RRT to BSRT program. Students working on obtaining their RRT credential must provide proof that the RRT credential has been obtained prior to graduating from the RRT to BSRT program.  

Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher, with a GPA of 2.75 or higher in the respiratory therapy courses transferred in.

Major Requirements

Required for Graduation:

Need a grade of “C” or higher

An Ethics Course:

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A Theology Course:

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Total: 124 Semester Credits

Program length: Varies; minimum 1 academic year / 3 semesters / 48 weeks

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