B.Sc. On Campus Online

Respiratory Therapy

University of Southern Indiana

48 months
20242 USD/year
20242 USD/year
8706 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Respiratory Therapy  from University of Southern Indiana aims to provide sound instruction and resources that will enable students to develop the knowledge, skills, attitude, and critical thinking which are necessary to become successful and competent respiratory therapists.


Respiratory Therapy  from University of Southern Indiana  fosters and promotes health and wellness through the advancement of education, teaching excellence, practice, research, community engagement and a commitment to lifelong learning.


Our program introduces you to the Respiratory Therapy career. This is a health specialty instrumental in the diagnosis, treatment, management, and preventive care of patients with cardiopulmonary problems. These problems include asthma, pulmonary emphysema, pneumonia, pulmonary edema, respiratory distress of the adult and newborn, croup, bronchitis, cardiac failure, cerebral thrombosis, drowning, hemorrhage, and shock.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Respiratory Therapy Modalities
  • Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology 
  • Cardiopulmonary Pharmacology 
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Advanced Pulmonary Diseases
  • Emergency Respiratory Therapy Management 
  • Pediatric and Newborn Respiratory Therapy 
  • Pulmonary Diagnostics 
  • Management and Leadership in Respiratory Therapy 
  • Ethics and Healthcare in a Pluralistic Society 
  • Professional Issues in Respiratory Therapy 
  • Interprofessional Perspectives on Global Health 
  • Cardiopulmonary Support and General Airway Management 

  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Geriatrics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the online Admissions Application and pay the $40 application fee.For assistance, please view the application tips in English and Spanish. 
  • Submit Official Academic Records from all secondary schools you have attended. Click here to submit your records through our secure online form.
  • Submit Official proof of English Proficiency.
  • Submit either official ACT or SAT scores, if required 
  • If you have taken some time off from school, please submit an explanation of what you have been doing since you graduated from high school until the month you plan to enroll at USI.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4 point scale.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20242 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20242 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    20242 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20242 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8706 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8706 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Evansville

1213 - 2011 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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