Welcome to the RT Program at USI!
The University of Southern Indiana offers two options for a Bachelor of Science degree in Respiratory Therapy (BSRT): a four-year entry level (on campus) program and an RRT to BSRT online degree completion program.
Note: Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, we will not require observation for our 2020 applicants.
Choose the program you are interested in:
The mission of the Respiratory Therapy Program is to provide sound instruction and resources that will enable students to develop the knowledge, skills, attitude, and critical thinking which are necessary to become successful and competent respiratory therapists. The Respiratory Therapy Program fosters and promotes health and wellness through the advancement of education, teaching excellence, practice, research, community engagement and a commitment to lifelong learning.
General Disclosure of Program Licensure or Certification Requirements
The Respiratory Therapy program prepares individuals for employment in the state of Indiana upon successful completion of the National Board of Respiratory Care examination and upon meeting state licensure requirements. The university has not determined if students from other states need to meet additional requirements for employment in those states.
CoARC's Main Webpage: www.coarc.com
CoARC's Outcomes Webpage: CoARC accredits respiratory therapy education programs in the United States. To achieve this end, it utilizes an "outcomes-based" process. Programmatic outcomes are performance indicators that reflect the extent to which the educational goals of the program are achieved and by which program effectiveness is documented.
Program outcomes data relative to credentialing success, program attrition, job placement, program enrollment, and graduation rates is available on the CoARC website: https://coarc.com/students/programmatic-outcomes-data/