RRT-BSRT Bridge 4+1 MBA Program

We are now offering the RRT- BSRT Bridge 4+1 MBA Program.  The program is designed to allow registered respiratory therapists that have completed an associate-level program the option of obtaining an advanced degree in respiratory therapy and a Masters in Business Administration. As a practicing respiratory therapist, this is a degree advancement option designed to advance your degree to the baccalaureate level. The program is designed to help respiratory therapists improve their skills as leaders, educators, and advanced-level clinicians. We prepare students to become departmental leaders and administrators in their role as an advanced-level therapist.

  • 100% Online Completion
  • The Bachelors in Respiratory Therapy portion can be completed in one year if all core requirement courses are complete
  • The MBA portion can be completed in one year if all foundation courses are complete
  • The three foundation business courses can be completed during or immediately after completion of your bachelors degree, then you can start your MBA! For more information on these business courses, please contact Dr. Celestina Valentin, Assistant Professor, Business Management and Marketing at cvalentin@jsu.edu.
  • Designed with the working therapist in mind
  • Accepting students each Fall, Spring, and Summer
  • Designed to give working therapists the opportunity to advance their career to the highest level
  • Courses specific to respiratory leadership, education, research, advanced clinical practice, and healthcare business

The term "admitted" refers to assessment of select criteria for upper division coursework as defined in the JSU Undergraduate catalog. 

RRT to BSRT Required Student Information Form

Prior to filling out this form make sure you have been accepted to JSU as an undergraduate student.

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Contact Information

Kellee Moses
Senior Lead for Advising Initiatives

Ed Goodwin  Program Director Department of Respiratory Therapy pegoodwin@jsu.edu 256-782-5431