RRT to BHS

RRT TO BACHELOR OF HEALTH SCIENCES (RRT-BHS)

Degree advancement for the RRT

CAREER ADVANCEMENT

Baptist College supports the American Association for Respiratory Care’s (AARC) 2015 and beyond initiative for respiratory therapists to obtain baccalaureate and Master’s level education. Like the AARC, we recognize the value that having an advanced degree provides the practicing therapist. Many of the career paths leading to positions in case management, clinical informatics, and public school education can only be obtained by having a bachelor’s degree.

 

PREPARATION FOR GRADUATE EDUCATION

Having a bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Respiratory Care allows you to pursue graduate school education for Physician’s Assistant and Anesthesiologist Assistant. We know that the knowledge and skills that you have gained as a respiratory therapist uniquely prepares you for these educational tracks and career opportunities.

FOR THE PRACTICING THERAPIST

The RRT to bachelor of health sciences program is designed for licensed registered respiratory therapists who want to expand their career options and improve their earning potential.

Baptist College of Health Sciences’ degree advancement program provides RRTs with:

• Flexible scheduling options, specifically for general education and health studies courses.

• Online and blended course offerings.

• A value-added curriculum that emphasizes leadership in clinical and professional practice, community and public health, and exploration of alternative career options that build upon your professional skill set.

• Professional experience block credit that is comparable to approximately 48 credit hours.

We are looking for therapists like you to join Baptist College and the AARC in leading the way in contributing toward the advancement of the Respiratory Care profession for the future.