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B.S. in Pulmonary Science

Program Overview

Gain Advanced Respiratory Therapy Skills

Many employers now require respiratory therapists to have a bachelor’s degree. Stay ahead of those expectations and earn an asset in the job market with CSP’s bachelor’s in pulmonary science online program. You must be a registered respiratory therapist to enroll in the program.

Many employers now require respiratory therapists to have a bachelor’s degree. Stay ahead of those expectations and earn an asset in the job market with CSP’s bachelor’s in pulmonary science online program. You must be a registered respiratory therapist to enroll in the program.

Fast Facts

5

semesters, depending on transfer credits

120

total credit hours

$420

per credit hour

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A Powerful Credential in a Flexible Format

CSP’s bachelor’s in pulmonary science online program takes your effectiveness as a respiratory therapist to the next level. As a result, you can enjoy increased salary potential and the ability to pursue leadership positions.

You’ll study disease, wellness, and other health-related events in populations, in addition to topics like sleep medicine, neo-pediatrics, flight medicine, and home care. And since the acceleratory respiratory therapy program takes place in a fully online format with seven-week terms, you’ll have flexibility and speed on your side.

Curriculum

The bachelor’s in pulmonary science online provides a liberal arts perspective through the General Education core, plus 44 credit hours in the major. You’ll study epidemiology, principles of health care systems, specialties in respiratory therapy, and cardiopulmonary science. And you’ll take a senior capstone that develops your expertise through a detailed research project guided by an expert faculty member.

Curriculum

Program Outcomes

Graduate Outcomes

95%

95% of CSP graduates receive job offers within one year of graduation, according to the First Destinations survey administered by Concordia University, St. Paul.

44%

CSP graduates earn 44% more than the national average, according to the graduate earning data source at https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/.

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Admissions Requirements

To apply for the bachelor’s in pulmonary science online from Concordia University, St. Paul, you’ll need:

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Tuition Details

The pulmonary science degree online program from CSP costs $420 per credit hour. You can transfer a maximum of 90 credit hours to get your total tuition down to $12,600. Convenient payment options and $2,000 partnership scholarships are also available to make your education even more affordable.

Faculty

You’ll have support from expert faculty members at CSP, who will be there to answer your questions and guide you throughout your accelerated respiratory therapy program. It’s yet another way that the online format mimics the experience of studying on campus.

Get the Feel of an In-Person Program on Your Schedule

Online programs from Concordia University, St. Paul are designed for your busy lifestyle. You can study at your convenience while taking advantage of synchronous or asynchronous coursework. With our flexible online framework, you’ll get to know your peers and faculty while engaging in unique assignments and activities. Explore the various ways that you will receive support through every stage of the online learning experience, and discover tips about how to maximize your resources.

Online Experience

Financial Aid

In addition to financing your online education with federal student aid and private loans, CSP offers online students a tuition discount (this limits eligibility for institutional scholarships). Transfer students could receive $2,000 or more through transfer partnerships and transfer student awards. CSP is also a Military Friendly® institution. An enrollment counselor and tuition planner will help you apply for financial aid.

Tuition & Aid

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you interested in one of Concordia’s online programs? Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about time to completion, accreditation, tuition and fees, admissions, and more. If applicable, you can also learn more about licensure, concentrations, or specializations offered in the program. Get more information about any online program or contact an enrollment counselor at (855) 641-2525 with further questions.

Yes, you can transfer up to 90 credit hours from a regionally accredited institution toward this degree program. Our Transfer Specialists will guide you through the process.

The B.S. in Pulmonary Science will have six start dates throughout the year, in January, March, May, July, September, and October.

This program is offered fully online from Concordia University, St. Paul.

In short, you must complete the online application, submit official transcripts, and write a brief personal essay. See the Admission Requirements page for more information.

The B.S. in Pulmonary Science includes 44 credit hours plus general education requirements.

No, this degree program does not follow a cohort model.

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Sources

  1. Healthcare Occupations. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 10 April 2020. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/home.htm. Retrieved 6 May 2020.
  2. Respiratory Therapists. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 10 April 2020. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/respiratory-therapists.htm. Retrieved 6 May 2020.
  3. Exercise Physiologists. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 10 April 2020. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/exercise-physiologists.htm. Retrieved 6 May 2020.