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Office of Admissions Advisement 

Weber State University's Respiratory Therapy program prepares students to to become a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) and a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). Learn to treat patients for asthma, bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and pneumonia, while opening your career options to newborn intensive care, adult critical care, emergency rooms, air and ground transport or sleep medicine.



don't delay your Math & English requirements, know where to start today  

  • Placement Information

    Math and English general education requirements are often delayed by students and can postpone your graduation! 

    Don't delay, and get this done. Watch our Math and English video and learn more about where to start. 

    More information about Math and English requirements can be found by visiting weber.edu/placement.



  • Math & English Video


please thoroughly review the following resources before scheduling an advisement appointment  

  • Applicant Checklist 

    Our applicant checklist reviews each step you need to take to be a successful candidate for this program. This checklist is crucial! Always refer first to your program checklist when choosing general education courses. Many of your program prerequisites also count as general education requirements.

    Please review the checklist closely and come prepared with questions. We are happy to help! 


  • Advising Video

  • Resources

    Don't cut yourself short, review our additional resources and map out your educational path!

    Choose Your Math & English Path 

    • Begin with math and English courses your first semester and continue each semester until the general education requirement is complete. You can find your math and English placements in CatTracks.
    • For placement testing, visit weber.edu/placement


    Balance = Success 

    • Taking more than two science courses (math included) in a semester may be overwhelming. Balance your course load with general education requirements.
    • Medical Terminology (HTHS 1101) is highly recommended before your first course in anatomy and physiology. 
    • Know the difference—Health Sciences vs. Zoology Anatomy & Physiology







  • Academic Plan (suggested)

    First Semester 

    • Math (see placement in CatTracks)
    • English (see placement in CatTracks)
    • HTHS 1101: Medical Terminology (2)
    • Choose 1—
      • PSY 1010: Introductory Psychology (3)
      • COMM 1020: Principles of Public Speaking (3)
        or COMM 2110: Interpersonal and Small Group Communication (3)
    • REST 1540: Survey of Respiratory Therapy (1)


    Second Semester

    • Math (next class on path to QL)
    • English (next class on path to ENGL 2010)
    • HTHS 1110 LS: Integrated Anatomy & Physiology I (4)
      or ZOOL 2100: Human Anatomy (4)
    • Choose 1—
      • PSY 1010: Introductory Psychology (3)
      • COMM 1020: Principles of Public Speaking (3)
        or COMM 2110: Interpersonal and Small Group Communication (3)
    • REST 1560: Multi-Skilled Healthcare Worker (1) 
      *unless already completed CNA or EMT course


    Note—if math and English are complete, replace with other general education requirements found in your CatTracks.

  • How to Apply

    To apply to our Respiratory Therapy programs, please visit the Department of Respiratory Therapy. 

    Associate Program

    • Associate of Science to Master of Science in Respiratory Therapyy (AS to MSRT)

    Bachelor Program

    • Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy

    Graduate Program

    • Master of Science in Respiratory Therapy (MSRT)


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