Master of Science in Respiratory Care coursework and accreditation information
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio received authorization from the State of Texas to offer the Master's of Science in Respiratory Care, beginning in 2015. Our program provides an excellent career opportunity to join the first-approved Master of Science in Respiratory Care professional degree program in Texas and is one of four in the entire nation. Our Master of Science in respiratory care is open to students with no prior health care experience.
The Master of Science in Respiratory Care program at the UT Health San Antonio is two years in length and upon completion, awards the Master of Science in Respiratory Care.
Our program is designed to prepare excellent clinicians as well as providing a foundation for leadership in management, education, research and clinical practice.
The Master of Science in Respiratory Care program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) and recognized as a distinguished RRT credentialing success program. Learn more about our accreditation. Program outcomes data can be found on the CoARC website.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 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 the Health Science Center. 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 the Health Science Center and not the Commission's office.
For more information about the program
Contact the Respiratory Care Department, or see the UT Health San Antonio course catalog.
Richard Wettstein, MMEd, RRT, FAARC
Department of Respiratory Care - Director of Admissions