Respiratory Care MRC

Find some breathing room in your career. A master's in respiratory care will prepare you to be a leader in your field.

What You'll Study

Respiratory therapists can now earn more career options in clinical and leadership roles with this degree. This master's degree builds on clinical research skills and applying new medical technologies.

We recommend specific concentrations to tailor your degree, but you can mix and match courses from each focus:

  • Education
  • Management
  • Therapeutic and monitoring applications


  • Master of Respiratory Care

    All Respiratory Care applicants must meet the following requirements:

    • An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).
    • Current state license as a respiratory care practitioner.
    • National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) professional RRT (advanced practitioner) credential.
    • American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) membership, to access data needed for coursework.
    • An optional personal interview and additional information may be requested by the admission committee.

    Course Listing

Online Option

  • Online MRC

    You also have the option to earn your Master of Respiratory Care in a fully online format.

    Online MRC

Internships and Jobs


  • Akron Children's Hospital
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Laurel Technical Institute

One More Thing

As a busy health care professional, this program allowed me the flexibility and affordability I needed to achieve academic success."

Kelly Colwell, Respiratory Care Alum