Respiratory Therapy careers are projected to grow 23% by 2026, and because ETSU allows more transfer credits than most universities, an online B.S. in Cardiopulmonary Sciences from ETSU can save you valuable time and tuition dollars while helping you move forward faster.
The Cardiopulmonary Science (Respiratory Therapy) 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 Cardiopulmonary Science B.S online 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 Cardiopulmonary Science 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.
Online B.S. in Cardiopulmonary Sciences
View the course list and graduation requirements for ETSU's Bachelor of Science in Cardiopulmonary Science degree in the ETSU Undergraduate Catalog.
ETSU's online Cardiopulmonary Science Degree Completion Program is open to students who have successfully completed an Associate of Applied Science in Cardiopulmonary Science (Respiratory Therapy).
Step #1 Apply to ETSU
Step #2 Apply for admission to the Cardiopulmonary Science Program by using the online CPSC Application Form.
Clinical Observation (NOTE: clinical observation hours are not mandatory for consideration as an applicant for the program, but they are strongly encouraged). Students who wish to complete observation hours at a Mountain States Health Alliance can find information and the application on MSHA Student Volunteer Web Page.
Tuition, Fee, and Financial Assistance
ETSU eRate (for out-of-state students taking ALL course work online in any semester)
Border County Information: Students in North Carolina and Virginia living in counties bordering Tennessee may
receive in-state tuition. For more detailed tuition information based on your specific situation, please contact
the ETSU Office of Admissions.
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