Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care

Application for admission to the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care program may be completed via the Texas Common Application. Completed application, application fee, official transcripts, and supporting documents must be submitted to the Registrar's Office by May 15 for fall semester admission.


A maximum of 30 full-time students are admitted to the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care program each year. Admission is on a competitive basis. In addition to non-academic factors that may be considered, the basis for inviting an applicant for an interview includes the applicant's academic performance represented by coursework grades, load, trends, and degree of difficulty. Note: All Texas Core Curriculum and program prerequisites must be completed before the fall semester of enrollment in the program.The application deadline for the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care program is March 1.


Bachelor's Degree Completion Program

Individuals holding the RRT credential may be eligible to receive 33 semester credit hours based on the RRT credential. Such individuals must enroll in and complete a minimum of 31 semester hours of coursework at the Health Science Center and must complete all Texas Core Curriculum courses before beginning the Bachelor's Degree Completion Program. Applicants with the RRT credential must apply for admission to the Bachelor Completion program by the deadline of March 1 for fall admission and November 1 for the Spring admission.


RC Application & Admission Checklist


To learn more about the application and admission requirements for the Respiratory Care programs, contact the School of Health Professions Office of Admissions and Special Programs. It is your “one-stop-shop” for information. They offer advising and admission services and provide timely, appropriate information to prospective students and applicants.