Degree Plan & Curriculum
The Department of Respiratory Care offers the Master of Science in Respiratory Care (MSRC) degree.
Clinical education in Respiratory Care involves the application of skills acquired in the classroom and laboratory settings to actual patients in a clinical setting. Students must demonstrate cognitive, psychomotor, and affective learning domains and apply it to patient assessment, clinical reasoning, problem-solving, synthesizing care plans, and troubleshooting equipment.
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The MSRC curriculum is an intensive 94 credit hours over 2 years that includes 30 credit hours of clinical experience. The final semester culminates the educational experience with a capstone project, a clinical internship, and an intensive board exam review.
Prerequisites for the program include having a baccalaureate degree and 8 hours of anatomy, 4 hours of chemistry, 4 hours of physics, and 3 hours of statistics.
Total: 94 Credits
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