Bachelor of Science Applied Health Science, Respiratory Care Specialization
The applied health science degree with respiratory care specialization is designed to prepare students to expand their practice in respiratory care. Students entering the program must have completed a CoARC accredited associate degree program in respiratory care at the registry level.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.