Online Master of Respiratory Care


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Welcome to the Online Master of Respiratory Care Program

at Youngstown State University


The online Master of Respiratory Care degree program at YSU has been designed specifically for respiratory therapists who desire to enhance their career options in clinical and/or leadership roles with the respiratory care profession. The many resources available to respiratory care practitioners through key professional organizations are also integrated throughout the program. The core of the program builds on skills related to clinical research, grant writing, leadership development, and technology applications related to educational/administrative settings.

Graduates of the online Master of Respiratory Care program work for Oakland Children's (California), Nationwide Children's (Columbus, Ohio), Stewart Health, Cleveland Clinic, Cincinnati Children's and Mercy Health.

"Advancement within your respiratory career starts with the proper level of education, experience and perseverance. If you're seeking to aspire to the professional role of leadership, educator or research investigator, this program prepares you academically to achieve those goals."    ~ Dr. Kelly L. Colwell, EdD, MRC, Graduate Program Director, MRC


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