Our online Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy empowers medical professionals to advance their careers and take on roles as leaders in their workplace. For students looking to transfer credits from associate degree programs, this is made easier by our articulation agreements with many community colleges around the United States. If you’re currently a registered respiratory care worker, you can earn your bachelor’s degree online and on a flexible schedule in under two years at the University of Cincinnati.
Complete the online UC application and pay a $50 fee
Hold an associate degree from a CoARC-accredited respiratory care/respiratory therapy program at a regionally accredited institution.
a.***If a student has graduated from a CoARC-accredited respiratory therapy program that is not regionally accredited, transcripts will be reviewed to determine if all general education requirements have been met.
Have earned a minimum GPA of 2.5
Submit official transcripts for all schools attended*** to: University of Cincinnati Office of Admissions, PO Box 210091, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0091
To make transferring credits from your associate degree more convenient, the University of Cincinnati has formed articulation agreements with several community colleges offering accredited respiratory care programs. If your community college does not appear on this list, please reach out to our enrollment advisor to discuss your credit transfer options. Visit the University of Cincinnati’s Credit Evaluation Center web page to see a list of colleges with which the Respiratory Therapy program has articulation agreements.
Yes. The vast majority of our students work throughout their time in their academic program. It is important to assess course load and financial aid to understand how to balance school and working.
If possible, students may cut down on their work hours during a clinical portion of a program.
No. your degree will be conferred by the University of Cincinnati, which will also be reflected on your transcripts and degree.
Yes. Many of our students qualify for some type of financial aid.
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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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