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Respiratory Therapy (Post Professional)

Nova Southeastern University

B.Sc. Online
48 months
Duration
464 USD/credit
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About

As a practicing Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT), you can upgrade your skills and increase your employment options by obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy (Post Professional) at Nova Southeastern University. The field is changing to require advanced education, and we make the process convenient for working professionals.

Overview

Key facts:

  • What you’ll study
Our Respiratory Therapy (Post Professional) online program includes professional courses that cover 39 credits in subjects such as sleep medicine, legal issues, and evidence-based practice. Six credits of practical fieldwork courses are required. A specialization option in Health Care Management requires an additional 15 credits and prepares you for financial and other leadership roles.
  • How you’ll learn more
You'll appreciate the convenience of online coursework and the continuous support from instructors at Nova Southeastern University. Your online courses provided 24/7 access to lectures and materials that fit around your schedule. Your practical fieldwork (practicum, internship, or scientific investigations) allows you to explore new fields and cutting-edge topics.
  • Where it can take you
You already know that the respiratory care profession offers a great future. Perhaps you are ready to step into a position in management, research, or education. The success of our alumni proves that many choices and exciting opportunities are waiting.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Patient Monitoring and Assessment 
  • Critical Care Pathophysiology for Respiratory Therapy
  • Advanced Cardiopulmonary Physiology for Respiratory Therapy 
  • Outpatient Services in Respiratory Therapy
  • Advanced Pharmacology in Respiratory Therapy 
  • Quality Improvement in Health Care 
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Evidence-Based Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold NBRC registration as a Registered Respiratory Therapist. (A Block Grant of 45 credits will be applied toward the BSRT upon proof of RRT),
  • Currently hold a license to practice respiratory therapy, where applicable,
  • Application with a non-refundable application fee,
  • Official transcripts from each university/college attended, and
  • Completion of the following prerequisite general education coursework, with a minimum grade of C. All general education coursework will be evaluated for equivalency.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    464 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 464 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    464 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 464 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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