Respiratory Therapy : Online

Bachelor of Science

Why study Respiratory Therapy : Online?

The University of Cincinnati's online Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy program is designed to improve real-world clinical competence while preparing active respiratory therapy professionals for a lasting future in the healthcare industry. The robust and engaging curriculum challenges students, promoting a deeper understanding of advanced healthcare operations, logistics, technology, leadership, ethics, and project management. Delivered by the industry-experienced faculty in the UC College of Allied Health Sciences, the online program advances respiratory therapy practice and research by focusing on current and future industry standards. The end result is a clinician who can make significant contributions to the field while positively affecting the future of respiratory care for a diverse range of patients. Build on your experience, define your practice, and prepare for the future. Develop the expertise needed for advanced practice and leadership opportunities. Interact and network with an industry experienced faulty and healthcare professionals. Earn a bachelor of science in respiratory therapy in as few as 20 months (5 semesters). Continue working while your learn with flexible, 100 percent online classes.

Admission Requirements

The online bachelor of science in respiratory therapy is an advanced and accessible next step for working respiratory therapists who want to improve and cultivate untapped leadership potential. Whether you're preparing for graduate school, seeking career specialization, want more autonomy, or looking to qualify for new opportunities in the world of healthcare, the University of Cincinnati bachelor of science in respiratory therapy can help you reach your goals.

Applications for the bachelor of science in respiratory therapy are accepted continuously throughout the year. A complete application requires the following:

  • Hold an A.S. or A.A.S. degree from a CoARC accredited Respiratory Care/Respiratory Therapy program in a regionally accredited institution
  • Credentialed as a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) eligible
  • Complete a UC application
  • Submit official transcripts from all schools attended
  • Possess a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Application fee: $50
  • Matriculation fee: $100

As a bachelor’s completion program, students admitted into the program are certified to have completed their general education requirements. As part of the admissions process, all coursework fulfilled at non-regionally accredited institutions will have a general education review by an academic advisor. Students deficient in any general education areas are required to fulfill those deficiencies within 1 year of acceptance. A student deficient in more than 3 areas will not be admitted to the program

International transcripts must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency.

Application Deadlines

  • Spring: November 15
  • Summer: March 15
  • Fall: July 1 
The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Contact Information

Stephanie Mack
Health Sciences Building
3225 Eden Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45267
(513) 558-7598

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Program Code: 35BAC-RSTH-BS-.RSTH-DL