Are you looking for a flexible online option to earn a bachelor's degree in respiratory care? Our program includes opportunities for working professionals who want to advance their education.
To provide graduates of entry into respiratory care professional practice degree programs with additional knowledge, skills, and attributes in leadership, management, education, research, or advanced clinical practice both to meet their current professional goals and to prepare them for practice as advanced degree respiratory therapist.
Degree Advancement Students
Our degree advancement option is designed for working professionals who already have an associate degree.
This program is available only to those with professional experience as a respiratory therapist and possessing current Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential. The degree completion program is fully online, with no need to come to campus. You'll set the course schedule that fits for you.
The 30-credit hour degree advancement curriculum is spread over eight-week course blocks. Upon acceptance, you'll work with an advisor to organize a graduation plan. The program offers a fast track and extended track options.
- Automatic eligibility for in-state Kansas tuition rates
- No requirement to pay KU Medical Center student campus fees, except for the student records maintenance fee
- Possible eligibility for transfer credit of previous course work
- Interprofessional and independent educational experiences and opportunities within the program