RRT Admission

Admission Information

  1. MURT PatchApplicants transferring to MU must have a cumulative, certified GPA of 2.5 to be accepted to the university. For additional information regarding transfer, students may contact Student Services.
  2. In accordance with University of Missouri policy, a minimum of 120 semester credit hours with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 is required to be granted a bachelor of health science degree. In addition, a minimum of 30 of the last 36 semester hours must be completed at MU (includes courses taken through Mizzou Online) in order to obtain a bachelors degree from MU.
  3. Acceptance into the Respiratory Therapy degree completion program is contingent upon acceptance into the University of Missouri.
  4. Once accepted into the degree completion program, the student must achieve a grade of C or above in all required courses.
  5. Each applicant is required to fulfill the equivalent of the requirements listed under General Education and Core Curriculum on the RT Advising Worksheet prior to graduation from the RT degree completion program.
  • The University of Missouri Respiratory Therapy degree completion program allows students to complete their general education courses at their local college and transfer to MU. An MU adviser will assist in selecting the appropriate classes. For advising, please contact School of Health Professions Student Services or the Respiratory Therapy Degree Completion Program at breathe@missouri.edu.
  • Transfer guides are available for many of the accredited public/private colleges, universities, and community colleges on myZou. Each guide lists the courses that will transfer to meet the MURT program’s prerequisite requirements. If you do not find your school, please email the Respiratory Therapy Degree Completion Program at breathe@missouri.edu for more information.
  • Information regarding tuition and fees may be obtained from Mizzou Online.

Mizzou Online works with academic departments in assisting students with course registration and student services. The Mizzou Online web site is an important resource for, among other information, the following:

  • Enrollment in courses (after academic advising)
  • Specific information about scheduled courses
  • Current course and auxiliary fees
  • Adding and dropping courses
  • Student resources
  • Course policies and procedures

Information and resources to assist with completion of the degree are available on the Mizzou Online web site.

For students who are not Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRT), please visit the traditional BHS CDS – Respiratory Therapy website.


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