Youngstown State University

Distance Education

Master of Respiratory Care


One University Plaza

Youngstown, OH 44555

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Respiratory Care

Format: Online

Program Description:

The online Master of Respiratory Care degree program at Youngstown State University (YSU) has been designed specifically for respiratory therapists who desire to enhance their career options in clinical and/or leadership roles within the respiratory care profession. The many resources available to respiratory care practitioners through key professional organizations are also integrated throughout the program. The core of the online Master of Respiratory Care program builds on skills related to clinical research, grant writing, leadership development, and technology applications related to educational/administrative settings. Specialty tracks encourage the student to further develop their skill base in: -Education -Management -Advanced Therapeutic and Monitoring Applications


YSU is accredited though the Higher Learning Commission- North Central Association.

Eligibility Requirements:

"All applicants for the online Master of Respiratory Care program must meet the following requirements: regular admission requires an unrecalculated cumulative undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) current state license as a respiratory care practitioner National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) professional RRT (advanced practitioner) credential membership in the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) in order to access data/projects that will be needed i

International Student Requirements:

Student in need of a Student Visa are not permitted to be in an 100 % online program but they can stay in there country of origin and complete their studies. They fill out the regular application and select out of state. Additionally if they are on any visa other then student visa, they are welcome to apply, as well.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 39

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $752.14 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

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