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B.S. in Pulmonary Science

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  • Duration 4 years
  • Cost per Credit $420
  • Credit Hours 120

Program Benefits

  • 10 focused courses plus a Senior Research Capstone project
  • Now accepting applications – no app fee
  • Transfer up to 90 credit hours to shorten your program
  • Study under industry professionals

A specialized, affordable degree for respiratory therapists

CSP’s Bachelor of Science in Pulmonary Science offers full-time employees the chance to balance school and work through an affordable online format, working at your own pace.

This specialized respiratory therapist degree answers the need for professionals in the field to supply a bachelor’s degree as an industry standard. Gain the relevant skills and education needed to move forward into more advanced respiratory therapy roles and responsibilities.

Transfer any earned credits with our help, and complete 10 specialized courses plus a research project that will vastly increase your ability to provide outstanding patient care. At only $420 per credit hour with multiple scholarship options, your degree pays for itself in no time.


The bachelor’s in pulmonary science online provides a liberal arts perspective through the General Education core, plus 44 credit hours in the major. You’ll study epidemiology, principles of health care systems, specialties in respiratory therapy, and cardiopulmonary science. And you’ll take a senior capstone that develops your expertise through a detailed research project guided by an expert faculty member.


Program Outcomes

Admissions Requirements

To apply for the bachelor’s in pulmonary science online from Concordia University, St. Paul, you’ll need:

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Tuition Details

The pulmonary science degree online program from CSP costs $420 per credit hour. You can transfer a maximum of 90 credit hours to get your total tuition down to $12,600. Convenient payment options and $2,000 partnership scholarships are also available to make your education even more affordable.


You’ll have support from expert faculty members at CSP, who will be there to answer your questions and guide you throughout your accelerated respiratory therapy program. It’s yet another way that the online format mimics the experience of studying on campus.

Get the Feel of an In-Person Program on Your Schedule

Online programs from Concordia University, St. Paul are designed for your busy lifestyle. You can study at your convenience while taking advantage of synchronous or asynchronous coursework. With our flexible online framework, you’ll get to know your peers and faculty while engaging in unique assignments and activities. Explore the various ways that you will receive support through every stage of the online learning experience, and discover tips about how to maximize your resources.

Online Experience

Financial Aid

In addition to financing your online education with federal student aid and private loans, CSP offers online students a tuition discount (this limits eligibility for institutional scholarships). Transfer students could receive $2,000 or more through transfer partnerships and transfer student awards. CSP is also a Military Friendly® institution. An enrollment counselor and tuition planner will help you apply for financial aid.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are you interested in one of Concordia’s online programs? Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about time to completion, accreditation, tuition and fees, admissions, and more. If applicable, you can also learn more about licensure, concentrations, or specializations offered in the program. Get more information about any online program or contact an enrollment counselor at (855) 641-2525 with further questions.

Yes, you can transfer up to 90 credit hours from a regionally accredited institution toward this degree program. Our Transfer Specialists will guide you through the process.

The B.S. in Pulmonary Science will have six start dates throughout the year, in January, March, May, July, September, and October.

This program is offered fully online from Concordia University, St. Paul.

In short, you must complete the online application, submit official transcripts, and write a brief personal essay. See the Admission Requirements page for more information.

The B.S. in Pulmonary Science includes 44 credit hours plus general education requirements.

No, this degree program does not follow a cohort model.

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