Department of Respiratory Care

Willow Hall Room 214
Round Rock Campus

200 Bobcat Way
Round Rock, TX 
T: 512-716-2806 F: 512-716-2805

Master of Science in Respiratory Care (MSRC)

The Master of Science in Respiratory Care (MSRC) degree is a 36-hour, online post-professional program requiring 24-hours of core Respiratory Care (RC) courses plus 12-hours in one of the two concentrations - Leadership or Polysomnography. The MSRC program will offer practicing respiratory therapists the opportunity to study advanced respiratory care topics within specific core and concentration courses. Students learn from doctoral prepared graduate faculty on subjects relevant to the field of Respiratory Care. The program will prepare respiratory therapists for roles in leadership, education, research, healthcare administration, and polysomnography. The online delivery format allows degree completion for working therapists without having to leave their geographic location or place of employment. There are three options available for students interested in MSRC. Students can enroll in the Leadership concentration, the Polysomnography concentration, or the Leadership concentration with Polysomnography minor. 

MSRC Mission Statement

The Master of Science in Respiratory Care (MSRC) is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research for Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRT) seeking current and emerging knowledge that may offer career advancement opportunities involving advanced leadership, management, research, clinical practice and education in the discipline of respiratory care.

MSRC Vision Statement

 To be the respiratory care graduate program of choice for students, faculty, alumni and employers. To produce graduates with post-professional, respiratory care educational experiences that will lead to professional advancement.

Ari, Arzu, Professor, Respiratory Care, Ph.D., Georgia State University

Gardner, Donna Dlaine, Associate Professor, Respiratory Care, D.P.H., Univ of Tex Hlth Sci Ctr Houston

Harkins, Lynda T, Clinical Associate Professor, Respiratory Care, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Marshall, Sam Gregory, Chair - Professor, Respiratory Care, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Russian, Christopher J, Professor, Respiratory Care, Ph.D., Texas State University