Jul 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Respiratory Care

Jennifer Anderson, Chair (Centennial Hall 420E)
Tammy Kurszewski, Clinical Chair (Centennial Hall 420D)
Associate Professor: Anderson
Assistant Professors: Case, Fino, Judie, Kurszewski, Owen, Yasha
Professor Emeritus: Medford

The Respiratory Care Department offers a curriculum leading to a Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care degree. Following completion of the BSRC program, graduates are eligible to sit for the credentialing examination for the Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRT) may be admitted to the program through advanced standing as defined in the policy set up by the department. The BSRC program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care.


The Respiratory Care Program at Midwestern State University is dedicated to providing state of the art instruction emphasizing clinical practice based on scientific inquiry and meeting the needs of a diverse healthcare community.  The educational framework focuses on the unique skills of the respiratory therapist and emphasizes the importance of lifelong learning to the healthcare professional.  The program provides a student centered undergraduate education experience based on a strong liberal arts foundation and strives to prepare graduates to embrace ethical practice, reflect competence in clinical skills, and display professional conduct.

Programs and Courses




      Health Sciences and Human ServicesRespiratory Care