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Respiratory Care (BS)

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Elevate your career and set yourself up for upward mobility with our BS completion program, designed for working professionals. Our BS degree is a continuation of the AS degree in Respiratory Care. The BS degree will further develop your Respiratory Therapy skills and knowledge base in:

  • Medical ethics
  • Pharmacology
  • Advanced sciences
  • Respiratory Care management
  • Current issues in Respiratory Care
Dakota State University Respiratory Care BS students

Scholarship Opportunities

All new students applying to Dakota State University will be eligible for our many scholarship opportunities. If you're interested in Respiratory Care, we encourage you to apply for scholarships.

Scholarship Opportunities

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the AS or BS degree in Respiratory Care, students will:

  • Be aware of acceptable attrition and retention rates
  • Have confidence in acceptable positive job placement
  • Achieve an acceptable score on the Comprehensive Written RRT Self-Assessment Exam (CWRRT SAE) prior to graduation from the AS program
  • Achieve the NBRC Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential prior to graduation from the BS program
  • Achieve acceptable credentialing success on the NBRC Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) Exam
  • Achieve acceptable credentialing success on the NBRC Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Exam
  • Demonstrate overall satisfaction on the graduate surveys
  • Achieve a satisfactory rate of participation on the graduate surveys

Continue your education

As a graduate of the Respiratory Care program, you'll embark on career that is rewarding, educational, and full of opportunities.


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