Program Description

For MS Respiratory Care prgram information, please click on the program website link below.

Program Website

Program Length

One year full-time. May be completed on a part-time basis.

Possible Careers

Respiratory care educator, Respiratory researcher, Respiratory care manager, Advanced Respiratory care practitioner, industry leaders and consultants.

Application Deadlines

Quarter Application Open Priority Deadline Final Deadline
Winter of 2022 Jan 1, 2021 Jan 1, 2022
Spring of 2022 Mar 1, 2021 Mar 1, 2022
Summer of 2022 Jun 1, 2021 Jun 1, 2022

Discipline Accrediting Agency

Loma Linda University is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501; telephone: (510) 748-9001.
Integrating faith and health
Loma Linda University educates and encourages a balanced life by living our values of humility, compassion, justice, integrity, excellence, freedom and self- control. You will be surrounded by faculty who are committed to healthcare innovation and research while engaging your spirituality.

Expected Cost of Attendance

Academic Year 2021-2022

Year of Program: Year Year 1 Year 2
Tuition $21,080 $8,060
Books & Supplies $375 $125
Misc (e.g., Boards, Licensing exam, Uniforms)
Total $21,455 $8,185


The cost of attendance varies from year to year.  Please contact the office of Student Finance for up-to-date costs.

Estimated Living Expenses

Academic Year 2021-2022, off campus, with a roommate

Year of Program: Year Year 1 Year 2
Months enrolled 9 3
Room & Board $13,275 $4,425
Transportation $2,880 $960
Personal Expenses $2,250 $750


  • Amounts are what a student can apply to borrow for the number of months shown in each academic year based on living off campus with a roommate and not with a relative.
  • International students need to calculate 12 months of living expenses based on the numbers listed here.
  • In general, to qualify for financial aid a student must be enrolled at least half time taking degree requirements. Half time is 6 units in a quarter for undergraduate programs and 4 units in a quarter for graduate programs.