BS in Respiratory Therapy

As a registered respiratory therapist, you are a vital member of the healthcare team. Your skills and knowledge provide high quality care and comfort for patients with lung and breathing disorders. With Colby-Sawyer’s online RRT to BSRT program you can further develop and enhance your clinical experience through upper-level courses that integrate the liberal arts and sciences with professional respiratory therapy education.

Courses are offered in 8-week semesters and cater to the demanding schedules of the working professional. The option to enroll full-time or part-time allows you to progress through the program at the pace that fits your needs.

*does not include $10 per credit online technology fee
Why Colby-Sawyer's RRT to BSRT Degree Program
100% Online Courses
$300 per Credit*
Transfer Up to 90 Credits toward the 120 required to graduate
Receive up to 30 credits for professional licensure and/or work experience
Rolling Admission for spring, summer or fall sessions
8-Week Online Courses cater to your demanding schedule
Academic Advisors help tailor your individualized academic plan
Submit Unofficial Transcripts for transfer credit evaluations before applying
Financial Aid Available if enrolled in a minimum of six credits per semester
All courses are 4 credits unless indicated
RRT to BSRT Curriculum - 28 credits in core curriculum
RNRT 401 Healthcare Research and Evidence-Based Practice
RNRT 403 The Administrative Context for High Quality Care Delivery
RNRT 404 Leadership and Management in Healthcare Systems
RTBS 405 Adult Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiology (A&P, Diagnostics)
RTBS 406 Neonatal and Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiology (NRP, PALS, A&P; Diagnostics)
RTBS 407 Advanced Mechanical Ventilation (2 credits)
RTBS 408 Pharmacologic Intervention for Respiratory Care Professionals (2 credits)
RNRT 486 Capstone Research Project

Enjoy the convenience of taking classes online with the option to come to campus to meet with expert faculty and collaborate with other students. Academic advisors help you tailor an individualized academic plan and consult with you on support services, including around-the-clock online tutoring.

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Powerful Partners

Colby-Sawyer's affiliation with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center allows employees of Dartmouth-Hitchcock and affiliated hospitals to receive a 10% preferred tuition discount toward the online RRT to BSRT program.