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Master of Science in Respiratory Care (MSRC)

The Master of Science in Respiratory Care (MSRC) program cultivates exceptional clinical professionals, managers, researchers, and educators to operate at the pinnacle of intellectual performance. This advanced degree program seamlessly integrates core graduate respiratory care courses with specialized concentration tracks, empowering individuals to achieve their professional aspirations. Embark on a journey to elevate your professional prowess with the Texas State MSRC program. We are committed to empowering individuals to reach their full potential, both professionally and personally. Enroll in the MSRC program and invest in a future brimming with opportunities. 



We are accepting applications for the summer and fall 2024 semesters.

Apply now to start your next journey.

Don’t live in Texas? No problem.

Students outside the State of Texas are charged a rate comparable to in-state tuition when enrolled in the MSRC. Find out more here.

MSRC Hooding Ceremony December 2023 Graduates

Congratulations - 2023 Graduates! Ashleigh Aguilar, Chelsea Armendariz, Karen Carter, Casey Flynn, Lezli Giancarlo, Dawn Headrick, Judy Kibbe, Samantha Lopez, Shelia Peabody, Nathan Pounds, Anita Respondek, Leslie Walker

What do past and present students say about the MSRC at Texas State?

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Program Structure and Content

The MSRC is a 36-hour post-professional program composed of a 24-hour core curriculum and a 12-hour major concentration in one of the following: clinical specialist, leadership, or polysomnography. Minor option available. Accelerated 8-week courses. Four semesters to complete the degree.


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Texas State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Texas State University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC's website (