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    Apr 17, 2024  
2023-2024 Augusta University Catalog 
2023-2024 Augusta University Catalog

Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy

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Program Overview

The Bachelor of Science Program in Respiratory Therapy is a 2+2 program, meaning the student completes the first two years at any accredited college or university of choice, and the last two years at this university. All 2+2 students begin the program fall semester after completing a core curriculum. The program consists of five semesters and includes classroom and clinical education.

Only 18% of therapists have a B.S. in Respiratory Therapy. Therapists with a B.S. are able to work in fields such as pharmaceutical sales or management which command higher salaries.

Program Contact
Christopher A. Truelove Jr. MSCIN, RRT-NPS
Program Accreditation

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
1248 Harwood Road
Bedford,Texas 76012-4244

Admissions Information

Please see the Office of Academic Admissions website for specific admissions information:

Progression & Graduation Requirements
Program Information
Program Length: 4 Years
CIP Code: 51.0908
Program Code: BSRPT_RESP
Major Code: RESP

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Core Areas A-E: 42 Hours

For more information on Core Curriculum Areas A-E, see Core Requirements .

Area F: 18 Hours

Degree Requirements: 66 Hours

Wellness Graduation Requirement: 4 Hours

Students who transfer to Augusta University with less than 60 credit hours must complete the Wellness Requirement.

Total Hours for the Degree: 130 Hours

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