Mar 27, 2023  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog

Health Science, M.S. - Respiratory Therapy (Integrated)

A minimum of 36 hours are required for the traditional Master’s degree. Semester hours are shown in parenthesis after each entry.

Option Requirements

Courses required by the Program beyond Degree Requirements. This section includes courses that can be satisfied in an undergraduate curriculum and additional practice hours beyond the typical institutional requirements for the M.S. degree.

Health Sciences Core (9 Hours)

Clinical Curriculum (15 Hours)

Thesis/Non-thesis Option (6 Hours)

  • Thesis Option RT 7999: Students will take RT 7999, depending on specialty area. A minimum of two semesters at three hours each must be completed. These courses must be taken consecutively. Students must be enrolled in thesis credit each semester they continue to work on completion of the requirements for thesis research.
  • Non-thesis Option RT 7995: Respiratory Therapy students will take six hours of RT 7995, Directed Studies in Respiratory Therapy. These courses must be taken in consecutive semesters.