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Average Time to Complete: 5 semesters or 2 years

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Summer Semester: January 15 Fall Semester: May 15 Spring Semester: September 15

Health Sciences – Respiratory Therapy Concentration, M.S.

The Department of Respiratory Therapy offers a Master of Science in Health Sciences degree, with a specialization in respiratory care, to prepare future faculty in the profession, as well as advanced clinical practitioners.

The Master of Science degree with a concentration in respiratory care offers the opportunity for credentialed and experienced practitioners to obtain an advanced level of knowledge in the technical area of respiratory care. The program also is intended to provide the ability, knowledge and skills for continued scholarly inquiry within the discipline of respiratory care.

For the latest information about required courses, view the Department of Respiratory Therapy website.

Health Sciences – Respiratory Therapy Concentration, M.S.

Student practicing care

Average In-state Cost:
Use our cost calculator to analyze your costs.

Average Time to Complete: 5 semesters or 2 years

Application Deadlines

Summer Semester: January 15
Fall Semester: May 15
Spring Semester: September 15

The Department of Respiratory Therapy offers a Master of Science in Health Sciences degree, with a specialization in respiratory care, to prepare future faculty in the profession, as well as advanced clinical practitioners.

The Master of Science degree with a concentration in respiratory care offers the opportunity for credentialed and experienced practitioners to obtain an advanced level of knowledge in the technical area of respiratory care. The program also is intended to provide the ability, knowledge and skills for continued scholarly inquiry within the discipline of respiratory care.

For the latest information about required courses, view the Department of Respiratory Therapy website.

Specific program objectives are:

  • to enhance the ability to perform in the clinical site at an advanced level and assist physicians in clinical respiratory care.
  • to produce a graduate able to perform as faculty in vocational/technical schools, AS and BS degree respiratory care programs.
  • to develop the ability to examine the scientific basis of respiratory care procedures and evaluate technology used in respiratory care.

Follow this link directly to the Programmatic Outcomes Page. This site will provide information concerning outcomes data as reported by our accreditation agency The Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). http://www.coarc.co

Faculty in our programs integrate critical thinking and simulation into teaching and research to provide students to opportunity to excel in the profession . Our location in downtown Atlanta provides students with the opportunity to perform their clinical practice at some of the leading healthcare institutions in the southeast including Grady Memorial Hospital, Emory Healthcare, Northside Hospital, Piedmont Hospital and Wellstar Health Systems.

Our faculty are state and national leaders in the respiratory therapy profession. The level of scholarship and research is second to none. Students have the opportunity to assist in research, publish research as well as to participate in professional lectures and presentations around the country.

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Description

The Department of Respiratory Therapy holds Full Accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
1248 Harwood Road
Bedford, Texas 76021-4244
(817) 283-2835
http://www.coarc.com 

Follow this link directly to the Programmatic Outcomes Page. This site will provide information concerning outcomes data as reported by our accreditation agency The Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). http://www.coarc.com/47.html

Contacts

Office of Academic Assistance
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
811 Urban Life Building Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone Number: 404-413- 1000

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