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    coming soon respiratory care

    Launching soon, Ursuline College is thrilled to add Respiratory Care to our portfolio of healthcare programs. 

    With a 75-year history of educating Cleveland's top health professionals, Ursuline knows that care providers must be lifelong-learners.

    With the field of Respiratory Care shifting toward more advanced degrees, Ursuline is stepping forward to serve Certified Respiratory Therapists (CRTs) and Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRTs). 

    Students today are busy balancing personal and professional commitments. That's why Ursuline's Respiratory Therapy AAS to Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care program will be 100% online, and priced affordably. 

    Ursuline College is currently in the process of seeking CoARC accreditation for the respiratory care program with the program anticipated to launch in 2023. 
    explore respiratory care

    Why explore Bachelor programs? 

    A Bachelor’s in Respiratory Care degree prepares professional Certified Respiratory Therapists (CRTs) and Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRTs) for the future. 

    You'll gain: additional knowledge and education, practice in leadership management, research experience, plus, advanced clinical practice skills.

    A bachelor's degree allows you to meet your professional goals and prepares you for practice as an advanced degree respiratory therapist.

    Decades of flexible education

    For the past 25 years, the Ursuline College Accelerated Program (UCAP) has been providing flexible learning formats for working adults. 

    Our 100% online programs were developed for adult students seeking to finish their degree, even as they maintain work and family obligations.

    Focus on one class every five weeks with flexible, asynchronous, online courses. Regardless of where you started, our dedicated team will help you navigate the admission process, register for classes, and light your path to success.
    john gallagher 

    Meet our Program Director

    John Gallagher, MPH, RRT-NPS, FAARC comes to Ursuline after serving as the Education Coordinator at University Hospitals Health System Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital. He has served as an adjunct at Lakeland Community College, among other positions.  

    John received his Master of Public Health from The Ohio State University, his Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences from Cleveland State University, and several Associate Degrees from Lakeland Community College, Kirtland, Ohio including his Associate of Applied Science, Respiratory Therapy.