Admissions Requirements: Master's in Respiratory Therapy

July 27, 2021
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The online Master of Science in Respiratory Therapy program empowers medical professionals to advance their careers and take on roles as educators and leaders in their workplace. If you’re currently a registered respiratory care worker with a bachelor’s degree, you can earn your respiratory therapy master’s degree online with a flexible schedule in under two years at the University of Cincinnati.



  • Bachelor’s degree in a health-related field.
  • NBRC Credentials – Be credentialed by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). The RRT credential cannot be expired.
  • Transcript: Submit unofficial transcripts for all schools attended.
  • Active state license – Upload an active (non-expired) copy of your state license.
Complete Online Application
Application Deadline: : July 1, 2021


Complete the online UC application and pay a $50 fee.


Submit official transcripts for all schools attended to.


Upload your CV/Resume demonstrating a minimum of two years of professional respiratory therapy experience.

Personal Statement

Provide a statement of your academic and professional goals.

Letters of Recommendation

Applicants are required to submit two letters of recommendation

Professional Experience

Two years of respiratory therapy professional experience

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The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.

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