B.S. in Respiratory Therapy

Program Overview

The overall goal of the UNC Charlotte BSRT Program is to provide graduates of first-professional degree programs with additional knowledge, skills, and attributes necessary to meet their current professional goals and prepare them for future professional practice expectations for respiratory therapists.

The Bachelors of Science in Respiratory Therapy degree enhances your professional career in Respiratory Therapy with additional education in administration, research, and critical care. This program is a 2+2 program meaning that you are admitted to the University with an associate degree and complete the last two years of the bachelor degree online through this program.

The focus of the program is to:

  • Increase the depth and breadth of knowledge of the basic Associate degree education
  • Improve your ability to communicate in written and oral formats
  • Use software and web-based communications used in clinical administration
  • Develop an appreciation of how to access and evaluate clinical evidence centered care

The program is 100% online and designed to be flexible for working professionals hoping to continue their education. 

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