Online RT-to-bachelor's degree overview

The University of Kansas respiratory care program offers a degree-completion program for the respiratory therapist with RRT credential who wants to obtain a bachelor's degree. This program is perfect for students unable to be physically present on campus or those with schedule constraints which make traditional college class schedules impossible. Courses are Web-based in this program and never require students to leave their home or office and offer added flexibility: if you're traveling or not feeling well, the courses are always available, anytime.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the program?
This is a flexible program; students set schedules based on time available to complete the course work. A total of 120 hours of college credit are required to earn a bachelor's degree.

What is the course workload like?
Students have the option to plan the course schedule that is the best fit for them. Choose to enroll as a full-time student, or take several courses or even just one course in a semester.

How much does it cost?
Students pay Kansas resident undergraduate tuition, plus e-learning fees based on number of credit hours. Because it is online, all students in this program are considered Kansas residents for the purpose of tuition. Students in this program are not required to pay regular KU Medical Center campus student fees, except for the student records maintenance fee. Tuition and fee details

When does the program start?
Fall or spring semester.

Last modified: Sep 19, 2014

Chad CondrenStudents are encouraged to speak with and ask questions of the program advisor:

Chad Condren, MBA, RRT
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Learn about the online degree-completion program:
Program overview
Eligibility and requirements
How to apply