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Respiratory Therapy

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

B.Sc. Online
48 months
Duration
20530 USD/year
20530 USD/year
7096 USD/year
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About

The Respiratory Therapy program of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte prepares graduates of associate-level programs in respiratory therapy who have achieved the RRT credential with the expanded knowledge, critical thinking ability, and communication skills necessary to become leaders in respiratory education, management, research, and advanced clinical practice.

Overview

The emphasis of the Respiratory Therapy program of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is to enhance and advance the student’s professional career in respiratory therapy with additional education in professional writing, teaching strategies, healthcare administration, evidence-based research, critical appraisal skills, and advanced critical care management.

This degree program is offered completely online through the Office of Distance Education and the Department of Kinesiology. Students seeking admission into this program will already be licensed respiratory therapists who have the RRT credential from the National Board of Respiratory Care. 

The program culminates in a capstone experience that is developed around the students’ specific professional interest area. Students learn the detailed research process and have the opportunity to present their finalized clinical, educational, administrative, or population-based project prior to graduation. The accomplished faculty are committed to preparing students to become that “next generation” respiratory therapist.

Grade Requirements

For all required courses for the Respiratory Therapy major, students must receive a grade of C or above to be considered successful.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership and Professionalism in Respiratory Therapy
    • Outpatient Services in Respiratory Therapy
    • Cardiopulmonary Pharmacotherapy
    • Critical Care Monitoring and Mechanical Ventilation
    • Health Outcomes and Quality Assessment
    • Department Management in the Healthcare Environment

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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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
70
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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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application and Application Fee of $80
  • Submit one required essay
  • Proof of English ability
  • Official School Records
  • SAT or ACT score

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10265 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10265 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7096 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3548 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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