Health Professions

Master of Science in Respiratory Care

Application deadline

The Master of Science in Respiratory Care is open to students who have no prior health care experience.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field and from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Recommended that two letters of reference be provided that attest to the applicant's readiness for graduate-level studies

Application and Fee

Required Semester Hours Subject TCCNS Course
4 Anatomy and Physiology I BIOL 2401
4 Anatomy and Physiology II BIOL 2402
4 Chemistry Lecture with lab Any Chemistry
4 Physics Lecture with lab Any Physics
4 Microbiology Lecture with lab BIOL 2420 or 2421

Coursework Notes

Human Anatomy and Human Physiology courses with labs also meet the A&P requirements.

It is preferred that all prerequisite courses come from the science curriculum.

Check course equivalencies for Texas institutions using the Texas Common Course Numbering System (TCCNS) 


Official transcripts from each college/university currently and previously attended reflecting completed and in progress coursework. 

Transcripts from institutions outside the United States must be submitted in the original language and must be accompanied by a  NACES Members evaluation agency English translation for each course.

International Applicants

Submit Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores

This requirement may be waived if the applicant is a graduate from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution in the USA

Program Information

Please refer to the University Catalog for the most current information.