Admissions information for the Master of Science in Respiratory Care (Online)
Our Online Master of Science in Respiratory Care program is not available to residents in some states. Prior to applying for admission, please check to make sure it is available in your state.
Spring (January admission): November 1
All application materials, the application fee, official transcripts, and all supporting documents must be submitted to the UT Health Science Center Office of the Registrar by the deadline.
- Holds the Registered Respiratory Therapy credential from the National Board of Respiratory Care
- Completion of a bachelor’s degree in Respiratory Care/Respiratory Therapy OR completion of a bachelor's degree in any major from an accredited college/university prior to program entry
- Completion of all required professional prerequisite courses with a "C" or better:
- Statistics Lecture OR Statistics for Psychology Lecture (3 semester credit hours)
- Senior standing at the time of application and the ability to complete all preprofessional coursework by the beginning of the fall semester of the first year
- Overall GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
- Two letters of recommendation attesting for applicant’s readiness for graduate level studies
- Completion of the Texas Common Application
- Payment of the non-refundable application fee
- Submission of official transcripts from each college and/or university currently or previously attended
- Applicants who are enrolled in college courses at the time of application should submit an official transcript showing courses in progress. An updated transcript must be submitted upon completion of the courses.
- Note: 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 only: Submit Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores; minimum scores 560 (paper) or 68 (Internet).
- Each foreign transcript will be evaluated to ascertain that courses are equivalent in content and rigor to prerequisite courses offered by regionally accredited higher education institutions in the United States.
For more information
About admission requirements or application process: Contact the School of Health Professions Office of Admissions and Special Programs:
About the program: Contact the Department of Respiratory Care, or see the UT Health Science Center San Antonio course catalog.