By Alex Pologruto | Jul 19, 2022
MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s School of Nursing and Health Professions offers an advancement
in a Registered Respiratory Therapist’s (RRT) career to earning a bachelor’s degree
in Respiratory Therapy (BSRT). The program is sponsored by the Madisonville Community
College – Murray State University Consortium for Respiratory Education, offering licensed
therapists the opportunity to learn from faculty members who understand the rigors
of completing an associate degree in Respiratory Therapy and can help students make
an easy transition to a bachelor’s degree program.
The RRT to BSRT Degree Advancement program at Murray State is an online program designed
specifically for working registered respiratory therapists. The program will allow
students to learn more about a variety of topics in the profession including management,
education, advanced roles, disease management and research.
Additionally, students will also be able to work toward a specialty credential. This
program is one of two online degree advancements in the state of Kentucky, offering
an enriching opportunity to not only students in Kentucky, but students around the
“We are excited to offer the BSRT program here at Murray State University,” said Dr.
Dina Byers, dean of the School of Nursing and Health Professions. “The online program
allows Registered Respiratory Therapists the opportunity to complete a bachelor’s
degree while working. Murray State University is thankful for the partnership with
Madisonville Community College and looking forward to growing this program.”
To learn more about the RRT to BSRT degree advancement program offered at Murray State
please visit bit.ly/3tSyZ6C or contact the academic advisor for the respiratory program, Tina Siddon, at [email protected] or 270-824-1748.