100% Online Bachelor of Science Degree
Respiratory Therapy careers are projected to grow 23% by 2026, and because East Tennessee State University allows more transfer credits than most universities, an online B.S. in Respiratory Therapy from ETSU can save you valuable time and tuition dollars while helping you move forward faster.
The Respiratory Therapy (Cardiopulmonary Science) Completion Program at ETSU is an accredited, online program dedicated to providing advanced instruction emphasizing best practices in clinical respiratory therapy based on scientific inquiry.
ETSU's online B.S. completion degree allows working respiratory technicians to pursue advancement in their careers by preparing them to serve in roles like healthcare administration, clinical supervisor, clinical director, pharmaceutical sales representative, asthma or COPD navigator. This program is designed for working healthcare delivery professionals with an associate degree in Respiratory Therapy and who are licensed or license-eligible in respiratory/cardiovascular technology.
Students completing their Respiratory Therapy B.S. degree online at ETSU will build on their existing knowledge and enhance their communication, critical thinking, problem solving, research, and leadership skills. Enrollment in this online completion degree program is offered throughout the academic year (fall, spring, and summer semesters) and financial aid is available.
View the course list and graduation requirements for ETSU's Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy degree in the ETSU Undergraduate Catalog.
Credits to complete this program: 120 credit hours
|TN Residents||eRate (Out of State, 100% online)||Out of State|
|$422 per credit hour||$483 per credit hour||$1183 per credit hour|
|*Note, tuition discounts are available for border county students
*This amount may not include program-specific fees
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Steps to Apply
ETSU's online Respiratory Therapy Degree Completion Program is open to students who have successfully completed an Associate of Applied Science in Cardiopulmonary Science or Respiratory Therapy.
Step 1 - Create your ETSU Application Account
Step 1 Create your ETSU Application Account by choosing the "Sign Up" option
Step 2 - Sign into the ETSU Application Portal
Step 2 Sign into the ETSU Application Portal and select "Start a New Application"
Step 3 - Complete the Remaining Fields
Step 3 Choose "Undergraduate," select your student type, select your start term, then choose Respiratory Therapy and complete the remainder of the form.