University of Nebraska Medical Center

Admission Requirements


Admit Terms Application Open Application Deadline
Fall 2024 (Aug-Dec) Application Session 1 January 30 June 25
Fall 2024 (Aug-Dec) Application Session 2 June 26 July 25

Degree Offered

Master of Respiratory Care

Admission Requirements

Admission to the Master of Respiratory Care Degree Advancement Option requires the applicant to successfully complete the following prior to matriculation:

Applicants to the program must:

  • Complete a bachelor's degree from a United States or Canadian accredited college or university.
  • Be a graduate of a CoARC accredited entry-level respiratory program from within the United States.
  • Be a RRT in Good Standing
    • Applicants must be a Registered Respiratory Therapist in Good Standing as evidenced by National Board for Respiratory Care official credential verification letter.
  • Present a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) at time of application submission.
  • Have and maintain a membership in American Association of Respiratory Care  professional association.
    • Proof of membership card must be submitted in application
  • Submit a CV/Resume
  • Submit three (3) letters of recommendation (at least one must be a professional recommendation)

Applicants who have successfully submitted their application prior to the deadline and have met the minimum requirements will be selected to have a one-on-one meeting with the Program Director prior to acceptance decisions.

Participant Requirements

Participants need to possess computer operating system skills and have easy access to a computer with a high speed Internet connection and up-to-date software.

Review the Computer Requirements.

Applicants will be considered without regard to age, sex, race, color, national origin, religion, political beliefs, or disability. Motivational factors, life experience, patient care experience, maturity, and references are important factors in the admission process.

How to Apply