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East Tennessee State University

Online Cardiopulmonary Science (Respiratory Therapy) Completion Degree Program

ETSU Online Repiratory Therapy Bachelor Degree

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.


Admission Requirements

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.


Tuition, Fee, and Financial Assistance


ETSU Tuition and Fees

ETSU eRate (for out-of-state students taking ALL course work online in any semester)

Border County Information: Students residing in select bordering counties in North Carolina and Virginia may attend ETSU at the in-state tuition rate. Please contact the Admissions Office at or 423-439-4213 with questions.

Student accounts, payment calendars, and payment plan information

ETSU Bursar Office

(423) 439-4212

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Step by Step Guide

Types of Aid

(423) 439-4300


Scholarship Information

(423) 439-7094



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