The statements set forth in this catalog are for informational purposes only and should not be construed as the basis of a contract between a student and this institution. While the provisions of the catalog will ordinarily be applied as stated, Augusta University reserves the right to change any provision listed in this catalog, including but not limited to academic requirements for graduation, without actual notice to individual students. Reasonable effort will be made to keep students advised of any such changes. It is especially important that students note that it is their responsibility to keep themselves apprised of current graduation requirements for their particular degree program.
The program enables working individuals to earn a degree through part time online or on campus classes. The program has a low student-to-teacher ratio and strongly emphasizes professional and academic growth, through development of critical thinking and effective communication skills.
The program requires 130 semester hours for completion: 60 hours of academic core, (see core curriculum) 40 semester hours of professional courses (see program curriculum) and 30 semester hours of conferred with proof of the RRT credential. Students may enroll part-time or full-time and start any semester.
After completing the program’s academic and professional requirements, the following courses will be credited by proof of successful completion of the Registered Respiratory Therapist exam, by the National Board for Respiratory Care: