Respiratory therapy
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Bachelor of health science University of Missouri
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Courses

Courses for this program are 100 percent online: no campus visits are required.

Your degree requires 120 credit hours, which may include transfer credits from other regionally accredited institutions.

The courses you take will include:

Transfer students

The number of credits you need to take will depend on the type of previous credit earned and the institutions' accreditation and transfer equivalencies. The admissions office will determine your transfer credit once they receive your official transcripts and application. Visit the University of Missouri Course Equivalency site to determine credit equivalencies from courses taken at other Missouri institutions.

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At least 30 of your last 36 credit hours must come from MU courses completed just prior to graduation; 25 to 26 of these credit hours make up the core curriculum for the respiratory therapy bachelor’s degree advancement.

The chart below shows when core courses are traditionally offered. Courses are 3 credit hours each, unless otherwise noted. The University reserves the right to change or cancel courses as needed.

State authorization

States require that the University of Missouri be authorized to deliver university-level distance/online education to their residents. Each state handles this process differently.

Please see our state authorization page for more information.

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Authorized

Students residing in all states are eligible to enroll in this program.

Learn more about this program

This program is administered by the Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences