Health Professions

Coursework and Accreditation Information

Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care (Online)

The Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care degree completion program is designed to provide a registered respiratory therapist the opportunity to earn a baccalaureate degree in the field. The Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care Program is designed to be completed by the practicing respiratory therapist and may be taken on a part-time or full-time basis and can be completed online or face to face. For students who choose to complete the program online, the didactic course work will be offered 100 percent electronically. Applicants are encouraged to give careful consideration to computer skills and time management skills prior to applying for the online program.

Program Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care. Learn more about our accreditation.

Institutional Accreditation

UT Health San Antonio is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Ga. 30033-4097, to award certificates and baccalaureate, master's, doctoral, and professional degrees. The institution was last reviewed and reaffirmed in 2008. The institution's accreditation extends through 2018, and includes all programs offered on the institution's main campus as well as those offered at all extended program sites.

Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of UT Health San Antonio. Note: The Commission should only be contacted 1) to learn about the institution's accreditation status, 2) to file a third-party comment at the time of the institution's accreditation review, or 3) to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement. All normal inquiries about admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc. should be addressed directly to UT Health San Antonio and not the Commission's office.