Respiratory Therapy

Attention all students, faculty, staff, and interested public:

The Department of Respiratory Therapy has transitioned its Associate of Science in Respiratory Therapy Entry Level Degree Program to a Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy Entry Level Degree Program. The Associate of Science degree is currently being taught out. The last AS cohort will graduate in Spring 2019. The first cohort for the BS entry level degree began in Fall 2018. We are currently accepting applications for our Fall 2019 cohort for the BS entry level and the BS completion/bridge degrees only. For more information contact Ms. Teri Miller, Department Chair at 478.471.2783 or Dr. Kevin Cantwell, SACS Institutional Liaison at 478.929.6712.

Welcome to the Department of Respiratory Therapy! We want to thank you for taking the time to learn more about our profession and programs here at Middle Georgia State University. We offer two degree programs:

The Respiratory Therapy Bachelor of Science entry-level program, which prepares you to become a Respiratory Therapist, is slated to accept is first class beginning Fall 2018 and is accepting applications now. 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

We also have a Bachelor of Science Completion Program for NBRC credentialed Respiratory Therapists 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 partially online, allowing students to come to campus once per month and complete all other RT coursework online. Our RT faculty is committed to student success and eager to assist you toward your future career.

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. 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.

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