master of science in respiratory care
respiratory therapists are critical members of the health care team who apply scientific principles to prevent, identify and treat acute or chronic dysfunction of the cardiopulmonary system in a diverse patient population, from newborns and children to adults and the elderly.
rush university is the only institution in illinois to offer a respiratory therapist master’s degree. the master of science in respiratory care program has a uniquely designed curriculum that offers outstanding leadership and advanced practice preparation in multiple areas, including critical care, neonatal care and cardiopulmonary diagnostics.
you will obtain hands-on experience at top-tier academic medical centers in chicago. the low student-to-faculty ratio ensures that you will receive individualized attention.
at rush, you will experience the innovative practitioner-teacher model, whereby faculty members take on multiple roles as educators, researchers and practitioners.
no previous health care experience is required. however, an advanced standing option is available for individuals who have earned the registered respiratory therapist (rrt) credential from the national board for respiratory care (nbrc). email the chs admissions office for more information.
after graduating, you will be eligible to take the advanced examinations for registered respiratory therapists given by the nbrc.
respiratory care ms program quick facts
(or part-time for advanced standing)
thank you for sharing your love in what you do and your passion for education. thank you for your guidance and encouragement. graduating the masters program was one of the most difficult challenges i have ever gone through making it an accomplishment that i’m extremely proud of, and for that i’m very grateful and thankful; it made me the proud person i’m today.
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