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RRT-BS Program

We are now offering the RRT- BSRT Bridge Program.  The RRT-BSRT program is designed to allow registered respiratory therapists that have completed an associate-level program the option of obtaining an advanced degree.  This program will allow those already practicing in the field of Respiratory Therapy to advance their degree. Our program is designed to help respiratory therapists improve their skills as leaders, educators, and advanced-level clinicians. We prepare students to become leaders in their role as an advanced-level therapist.

  • 100% Online Completion
  • Can be completed in one year if all core requirement courses are completed                                                                                                
  • Designed with the working therapist in mindRespiratory Therapist in Helicopter
  • *Accepting students each Fall and Spring
  • Designed to give working therapists the opportunity to advance their career
  • Courses specific to respiratory leadership, education, research, and advanced clinical practice

The term "admitted" refers to assessment of select criteria for upper division coursework as defined in the JSU Undergraduate catalog. 

For more information about the RRT-BSRT Bridge program, please contact: Patricia Nelson 256.782.8479 or email

Plan of Study

Course Descriptions


Contact Information

Patricia Nelson
Coordinator, Certification, Advising and Academic Support
School of Health Professions and Wellness, Graduate Nursing Programs,
STEP RN-BSN Program, and RT Bridge Program

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