Master of Respiratory Therapy Degree Bellarmine University
The Master of Health Science in Respiratory Therapy is a two-year graduate program focused on preparing individuals for an exciting career as a respiratory therapist. This is one of only five programs of its kind in the nation. The program focuses on developing strong clinical skills as well as a preparing leaders in the profession in the areas of education and research. As an entry-to-practice program, no prior health care experience is required for admission.
Respiratory therapists are healthcare professionals who evaluate and treat persons of all ages having lung and heart disorders. The Bureau of Labor statistics estimates that this career will grow by 21% over the next 10 years-well above average career projections for other fields. Respiratory therapists find careers in multiple settings including hospitals, home care, and rehabilitation.