Bachelor of Science Applied Health Science, Respiratory Care Specialization
The applied health science degree with respiratory care specialization is designed to prepare students for advanced practice in respiratory care. The degree is designed to build upon an existing associate degree in respiratory care. The degree option offers students a sequence of advanced study and an opportunity to further specialize in the field of respiratory care. Two capstone courses provide a unique feature to the program by enabling students to select a specific area of interest. Capstone course work is individually tailored and provides focused field experience, mentor input, research and seminar components. The program provides students with knowledge, skills and experiences that enhance their marketability and potential career advancement. Further, the program allows students to pursue further education at the graduate level. This specialization offers baccalaureate courses needed for advancement in respiratory care.