The Respiratory Therapy Specialization is a completion program offered in the Expressway format resulting in a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Health Science.
Students completing the BS in Health Science will:
Demonstrate an understanding of the patient care process from a social justice perspective.
Demonstrate critical reasoning skills in the patient care process by conducting a client assessment, identifying functional problems, and developing an appropriate intervention plan.
Interact and communicate professionally and courteously with clients while demonstrating the necessary clinical competencies required within their respective health care discipline.
Statement of Program Assessment for BS in Health Science:
Program courses are evaluated each semester via both University faculty evaluations and individual department course evaluations.
Applicants must have completed all respiratory science requirements for board certification as part of an accredited associate degree program, and must have approval from the accrediting body to take the board examination prior to matriculating into the completion program.
A maximum of sixty-one (61) credits may be accepted in transfer from an associate’s degree program. Those credits may be applied toward core curriculum, major, and free elective requirements toward the minimum 120 required credits for degree completion.