Bachelor’s in Respiratory Therapy — RRT to BSRT Learn Advanced Respiratory Therapy Methods


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Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

Do you want to expand your career options and take your respiratory therapy skills to a higher level? If you are a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) and have an associate degree, then our Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy — RRT to BSRT degree can help provide the skills and knowledge you need to open new career opportunities.

With Liberty’s BSRT degree program, you can learn advanced methods in determining your patients’ needs, advanced modes of ventilation, cardiopulmonary interactions in health and illness, and other important skills. These skills can enable you to help you serve your patients as they seek to maximize their recovery times and improve their conditions. Liberty’s online respiratory therapy bachelor’s degree can help you get the training you need.

A Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy (RRT to BSRT) from Liberty University can help you gain the values, knowledge, and skills needed to elevate your opportunities for promotion and increase your effectiveness in the field. Gain the confidence and professionalism needed to react calmly and quickly under stress. Our online respiratory therapist bachelor’s degree can help you advance your practice and vie for additional compensation in advanced roles.

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

Liberty University’s BSRT can not only help you pursue opportunities for promotion and higher compensation — it can also keep you up-to-date with current practices and trends that may help you meet broader challenges in the field. All of our courses are taught from a Christian worldview and can be completed 100% online. This means you can advance your career from the comfort of your own home or office without compromising your values or neglecting your other responsibilities.

Throughout our online Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy, you can learn the skills and competencies required of a respiratory therapist practicing at the top of their field. This program can help you:

  • Learn how to evaluate clinical data to determine the appropriateness of prescribed respiratory care.
  • Keep on top of new therapies and practices.
  • Engage in professional activities that further the profession of respiratory therapy.
  • Learn up-to-date research techniques used in respiratory therapy.
  • Develop management and leadership techniques that can set you apart for a promotion.

You’ll also learn the importance of preserving your patients’ dignity while you ease their suffering, allowing you to give them excellent professional and spiritual care.

This degree is designed to help you confidently:

  • Differentiate practice idiosyncrasies and determine respiratory therapies leveraging evidence-based approaches associated with advanced practice.
  • Develop a project or research proposal related to clinical practice, administration, or education associated with respiratory therapy.
  • Critically appraise and interpret relevant medical and other authoritative literature related to advanced clinical practice, administration, education, and/or research associated with respiratory therapy.
  • Integrate a biblical worldview within the healthcare environment.

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Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!

Undergraduate Full Time $390/Credit
Undergraduate Part Time $455/Credit
Military Undergraduate $250/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
  • Potential college credit for military training

*Not applicable to certificates.