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Respiratory Care

RRT-BHS Completion Degree Program

The RRT-BHS completion degree program is designed for licensed registered respiratory therapists who want to expand their career options and improve their earning potential.

Baptist College completion program provides RRTs with:


Respiratory Care Program Curriculum

Traditional Degree Program Curriculum

The respiratory care (RC) program curriculum builds upon a strong foundation of general education science courses. Courses taken within the program are essential to the student’s ability apply scientific theory to the application of respiratory care interventions. The degree requirements include successful completion of 122 credit hours of course work.


Kira Anderson, M.S.A., RRT

Anderson, M.S.A., RRT
Assistant Professor
Campus Location: 
Science Building
Contact Email: 

The Profession

Respiratory Therapists (RTs) are specially trained and licensed respiratory health care professionals assisting physicians in diagnosis, treatment, and management of respiratory diseases. RTs provide care in hospitals, outpatient centers, physicians' offices, skilled nursing facilities, and patients' homes. 

For a history of the profession, please go to:


Respiratory Care

Baptist College of Health Sciences
1-866-575-BCHS (2247), 901-575-BCHS
1003 Monroe
Memphis, TN 38104

The field of respiratory care (RC) is changing rapidly. Changes in the health care delivery system, an aging population, and advances in health care technology have created a demand for respiratory care practitioners with advanced knowledge and skill sets.


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