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Academic Programs

Bachelor's Degree Programs

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Become a Respiratory Therapist: two-year bachelor's degree program prepares students to enter practice as a respiratory therapist with the RRT credential. Learn more

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Degree Advancement for RRTs: the degree-completion program provides advanced training for professional respiratory therapists and is delivered entirely online. Learn more

Advanced Certificate Programs

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Advanced Cardiovascular Technology: 21-month program with concentration options in adult echocardiography/vascular technology and adult/pediatric echocardiography. Learn more

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Nuclear Medicine Technology: 12-month accredited program offered via a collaboration with The University of Kansas Health System's Department of Radiology. Learn more

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Diagnostic Ultrasound/Vascular Technology: 18-month program led by top clinical faculty from the University of Kansas and The University of Kansas Health System. Learn more

In spring 2018, the KU Department of Respiratory Care Education expanded to include the diagnostic imaging certificate programs and resulted in a new identity as the KU Department of Respiratory Care and Diagnostic Science.

Last modified: Sep 07, 2018

Prospective Students
The priority deadline to apply to these programs is February 1.

Applications are accepted after this date based on the number of student positions available in the next class. For application details, please visit the program of interest.

Questions

For general inquiries, contact the department office at dxsciences@kumc.edu or 913-588-4630 (711 TTY).

Please direct program-specific questions, including requests to visit campus, to the respective program's director.

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