Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care (BSRC) 

 

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OUR MISSION

The Respiratory Care Program at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas, offers a curriculum leading to a Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care Degree.  Our program is dedicated to providing state of the art instruction emphasizing clinical practice based on scientific inquiry and meeting the needs of a diverse healthcare community.  The educational framework focuses on the unique skills of the respiratory therapist and emphasizes the importance of life long learning to the healthcare professional.  The program provides a student centered undergraduate educational experience based on a strong liberal arts foundation and strives to prepare graduates to embrace ethical practice, reflect competence in clinical skill, and display professional conduct.

 

OUR GOALS

To prepare graduates with demonstrated competence in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains of respiratory care practice as performed by registered respiratory therapists.

To prepare leaders for the field of respiratory care by including curricular content that includes objectives related to acquisition of skills in one or more of the following: management, education, research, advanced clinical practice (which may include an area of clinical specialization).

 

ACCREDITATION

Midwestern State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate and master degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Land, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Midwestern State University.

The On-Campus BSRC program # 200394 is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) which entitles the graduate to sit for all of the credentialing examinations.

 

PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE DISCLOSURE RESPIRATORY THERAPY

The respiratory care program at Midwestern State University meets the licensure requirements in all states except Alaska.  Licensure requirements have not been determined in Alaska because licensure is not currently regulated. Use the links below to find information on the state or U.S. territory in which you intend to be licensed in order to identify whether MSU’s Respiratory Therapy program meets, does not meet, or if it has not been determined if it meets the educational requirements for licensure. If MSUs program has not determined if it meets the educational requirements for licensure in the state in question, it may satisfy all or a portion of the academic requirements. If that is the case, we recommend contacting the licensing agency directly before beginning the program.

For more information, please contact Jennifer Anderson, Jennifer.anderson@msutexas.edu

Alabama

Alabama State Board of Respiratory Therapy

Alaska

(Not currently regulated in Alaska)

Arizona

Arizona State Board of Respiratory Care Examiners

Arkansas

Arkansas State Medical Board

California

Respiratory Care Board of California

Colorado

Colorado Society for Respiratory Care

Connecticut

Connecticut State Department of Public Health

Delaware

Delaware Division of Professional Regulation

District of Columbia (D.C.)

Maryland/District of Columbia Society for Respiratory Care

Florida

Florida Board of Respiratory Care

Georgia

Georgia Composite Medical Board

Hawaii

Hawaii Society for Respiratory Care

Illinois

Illinois Financial & Professional Regulation

Indiana

Indiana Professional Licensing Agency

Iowa

Iowa Department of Public Health

Kansas

Kansas Respiratory Care Society

Kentucky

Kentucky Board Of Respiratory Care

Louisiana

Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners

Maine

Maine Board of Respiratory Care Practitioners

Maryland

Maryland/District of Columbia Society for Respiratory Care

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Board of Respiratory Care

Michigan

Michigan Board of Respiratory Care

Minnesota

Minnesota Board of Medical Practice

Mississippi

Mississippi Society for Respiratory Care

Missouri

Missouri Board for Respiratory Care

Montana

Montana Board of Respiratory Care Practitioners

Nebraska

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

Nevada

Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Respiratory Care Practitioners Governing Board

New Jersey

New Jersey Society for Respiratory Care

New Mexico

New Mexico Society for Respiratory Care

New York

New York State Society for Respiratory Care

North Carolina

North Carolina Respiratory Care Board

North Dakota

North Dakota State Board of Respiratory Care

Ohio

State Medical Board of Ohio

Oklahoma

Oklahoma Respiratory Care Practitioners

Oregon

Oregon Respiratory Therapist and Polysomnographic Technologist Licensing Board

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Society For Respiratory Care

Rhode Island

State of Rhode Island Department of Health

South Carolina

South Carolina Society for Respiratory Care

South Dakota

South Dakota Society for Respiratory Care

Tennessee

Tennessee Department of Health

Texas

Texas Medical Board

Utah

Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

Vermont

Vermont/ New Hampshire Society of Respiratory Care

Virginia

Virginia Board of Medicine

Washington

Washington State Department of Health

West Virginia

West Virginia Board of Respiratory Care

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Society for Respiratory Care

Wyoming

Wyoming State Board for Respiratory Care