Articles tagged with: Degree Advancement

BSRC Degree Completion Programs Add Vital Component to Respiratory Care Education

August 25, 2021

BSRC Degree Completion Programs Add Vital Component to Respiratory Care Education

We discuss the BSRC degree and how it can add to your career in respiratory therapy. Read as we speak with RTs in the profession.

 

Ohio State Graduates First Class of Advanced Practice RTs

May 27, 2021

Ohio State Graduates First Class of Advanced Practice RTs

The first class to earn the Master of Respiratory Care, Advanced Practice degree received their diplomas. Read more.

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Community Colleges Set New Course to Bachelor’s Degrees

April 22, 2021

Community Colleges Set New Course to Bachelor’s Degrees

Last month, two Missouri community colleges became the first in the state to be to offer a four-year bachelor’s degree program.

 

You’re Well Established in Your Career. Is Going for a Master’s Degree Still Worth it? Yes! Here’s Why.

February 24, 2021

You’re Well Established in Your Career. Is Going for a Master’s Degree Still Worth it? Yes! Here’s Why.

We speak with AARC members about why a master's degree is something you should consider as a part of advancing your career.

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Should You Get Your Masters? Let’s Discuss

November 24, 2020

Should You Get Your Masters? Let’s Discuss

Have you found yourself wanting to widen your career potential? We speak with member Megan Koster, about pursuing a master's degree.

 

Starting a Step Ahead – Entering RT With a BS Degree

December 18, 2019

Starting a Step Ahead – Entering RT With a BS Degree

What is the value of entering the respiratory therapy profession with a bachelor’s degree? We asked two AARC members to share their answers to this question. Opening a new door “My bachelor’s of science degree in biology was a valuable asset as I entered respiratory school,” said Mary Bina, MS, RRT, RRT-NPS. “As an undergraduate... Read more »

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Career Pathway Program Eases Transition to Bachelor’s Degree Completion

December 26, 2018

Career Pathway Program Eases Transition to Bachelor’s Degree Completion

Tina Siddon, second from left, looks on as her students practice their RT skills in the lab.” Madisonville Community College in Madisonville, KY, is a great school that graduates competent respiratory therapists. Faculty are passionate about blending high expectations, student support, and innovative technology — including high fidelity interprofessional simulation — to create graduates who... Read more »

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Career Pathways Move RTs Forward Through Degree Advancement

July 25, 2018

Career Pathways Move RTs Forward Through Degree Advancement

The AARC Career Pathways Committee explores ways to help move RTs along in their career through degree advancement programs. It focuses on helping students learn how to keep competitive and plan what to do after graduating from an associate’s degree. “Our committee has been looking at ways to highlight the importance of pursuing baccalaureate degrees... Read more »

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To Do List: Earn Your Associate’s Degree. Check! Now on to Earning Your Bachelor’s Degree

June 13, 2018

To Do List: Earn Your Associate’s Degree. Check! Now on to Earning Your Bachelor’s Degree

Respiratory therapy students all across the country recently walked across the stage to accept their associate’s degree in respiratory care. Most of them are already in the workforce, learning the ropes at their first real jobs in the profession. For a growing number, though, the associate’s degree is just the first step in their education.... Read more »

 

The Master’s Pursuit

May 23, 2018

The Master’s Pursuit

As you plan your career and education goals, you may be considering a master’s degree. If you’re pursuing management or the educator career path, the addition of a master’s degree may feel like a given. But what about other career paths? We asked a few AARC members to share their experience and insight on the... Read more »

 

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