Respiratory Therapy

Welcome to the Department of Respiratory Therapy at Middle Georgia State University

Due to recent events limiting campus visits related to COVID-19, the Department of Respiratory Therapy is waiving its "Respiratory Entrance Exam" (REE) requirement for Fall 2020 applicants and extending its application period. Applicants will be selected utilizing all other available information.

We offer two Respiratory Therapy degree programs:

1. Become a Respiratory Therapist:

The Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy Entry-Level Degree is a fully accredited program with outstanding outcomes which prepares students to become Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRT). We accept applications for fall entry and work closely with you toward your career. Once accepted into the program, it is five semesters in length, and upon completion, awards a Bachelor of Science Degree in Respiratory Therapy. Sixty credit hours of prerequisite course work is required prior to entering the program and our faculty will advise you through this entire process.
BS Entry-Level Program Application Information & Checklist

2. Advance Your Respiratory Therapy Degree:

We also have a Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy Completion/Bridge degree program for NBRC credentialed RRTs with an AS or AAS Respiratory Therapy degree to complete their B.S. in Respiratory Therapy while also working within the field. This program is fully online, allowing students maximum schedule flexibility to complete their degree. Our RT faculty is committed to student success and is eager to assist you toward advancement of your degree.
BS Program Application Information & Checklist

We encourage you to consider Respiratory Therapy and explore the links for FAQs, advising information, and program curriculum at the links to the right and above. Also, the following websites will be helpful in learning more about our profession: The American Association for Respiratory Care at, and the Georgia Society for Respiratory Care at You may also contact our department at 478.471.2783. We will look forward to hearing from you!

Teri Miller, M.Ed., RRT, CPFT
Chair, Department of Respiratory Therapy

Admissions can help you with the application process.

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Respiratory Therapy Application

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P.O. Box 54876 
Hurst, TX 76054-4876 
Office: 817.283.2835
The Associate of Science in Respiratory Therapy entry-level degree program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care and is reported as CoARC program number is 200424.

CoARC Outcomes ( interactive outcomes map)

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