The Bachelor of Science degree with a major in respiratory care is offered for certified respiratory therapists (CRTs) who are graduates of an accredited certificate or associate degree respiratory care program. The program gives CRTs the opportunity
to enhance clinical skills and further develop leadership skills necessary for advancement into positions in management, education, research, marketing, and sales.
This 120-credit program of study consists of two phases of study.
A curriculum track is available for those who are already certified respiratory therapists (CRT) and interested in earning a bachelor’s degree. The bachelor’s degree facilitates career advancement.
The Bachelor of Science degree program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania is located on main campus in Indiana, Pa. and IUP at Northpointe regional campus in Freeport,
Pennsylvania, and is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care.
Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care 1248 Harwood Road Bedford, TX 76021-4244 817-283-2835
View current program outcomes.
*Students may opt to complete a math course with a higher course number than 105 to fulfill the math requirement.
RESP 300- and 400-level courses are completed at the IUP at Northpointe regional campus.
RESP 342 Preceptorship in Respiratory Care (1 cr) provides students with an opportunity to gain additional clinical experiences in a supervised health care setting. This course may be repeated for a maximum of five credits.
A minimum of 40 hours is required for each credit.
Synthesis course: not required
Writing Intensive Course: not required
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