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Online Master of Science in Respiratory Care

Equipping Leaders

Boise State offers a fully online program designed for active Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRT) to pursue a Master of Science in Respiratory Care (MSRC) degree. The program supports the professional advancement of RRT’s who wish to broaden the scope of their practice through the pursuit of administration and educational positions, either in an academic or healthcare setting.

Those who wish to serve as leaders and content experts in a clinical setting will gain an advanced understanding of cardiopulmonary physiology and disease management.

Program Highlights

  • Annual fall semester (late August) cohort admissions
  • Completed in two years, 36 semester credits
  • Courses offered sequentially, one course every seven weeks
  • Capstone Project that has an impact on patient care and professional advancement under faculty mentorship
  • The Boise State University Master of Science (MSRC) Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).

Integrated Curriculum and Testing Preparation

Our program provides a unique opportunity for practicing clinicians interested in advancing their careers through an integrated curriculum that not only emphasizes educational, health, and management theory as it applies to clinical practice. Students will engage with colleagues from across the nation in a variety of mediums to explore those theories in varying contexts. Students will be prepared and encouraged by the MSRC faculty to pursue presentation or publication of their research topics as well as to sit for the advanced credentialing exams offered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).

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The Boise State Online Student Success Team works with you, starting with your specific situation, and will direct you to the best resources and information, accordingly. The team is well-connected throughout the university to be able to get you through any red tape and started on the right path for success.

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