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Keiser University's Graduate School provides student-centered, quality career education that enables you to make an immediate contribution to your profession. For over 35 years, Keiser University's commitment to excellence has led to success for our graduates. Grad student from Keiser University online.

Our unique combination of a strong curriculum rich in relevant courses for today's workforce and our student-first approach provides an outstanding academic experience. Regardless of the degree program chosen, you will be part of a caring, learning environment, whether online or on campus, led by experienced faculty who bring textbooks to life with real-world challenges and solutions.

Keiser University's Graduate School programs are offered 100 percent online. Hybrid options (online and on-campus classes) are offered for our MBA program at some campus locations.

Respiratory Therapy:

 
Healthcare
Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Respiratory Therapy prepares students for employment as respiratory therapists under the supervision of licensed physicians. A Respiratory Therapist provides education, diagnostic testing and respiratory therapy in the management of conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, acute cardio-respiratory failure, asthma, and other pulmonary pathologies. Graduates are eligible to take both the national certification examination and the national registry examination given by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) and are eligible to be licensed by the State of Florida. Responsibilities of a respiratory therapist include: • Identifying lung and breathing disorders and recommending treatment methods. • Interviewing patients and doing chest physical exams to determine what kind of therapy is best for their condition. • Consulting with physicians to recommend a change in therapy, based on patient evaluation. • Analyzing breath, tissue, and blood specimens to determine levels of oxygen and other gases. • Managing ventilators and artificial airway devices for patients who can’t breathe normally on their own. • Responding to Code Blue or other urgent calls for care. • Educating patients and families about lung disease so they can maximize their recovery.

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1800 Business Park Boulevard
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
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Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
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Fort Myers, FL 33905
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Jacksonville Campus
6430 Southpoint Pkwy
Jacksonville, FL 32216
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Lakeland Campus
2400 Interstate Drive
Lakeland, FL 33805
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Melbourne Campus
900 South Babcock Street
Melbourne, FL 32901
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Miami Campus
2101 NW 117th Avenue
Miami, FL 33172
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Orlando Campus
5600 Lake Underhill Road
Orlando, FL 32807
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Pembroke Pines Campus
1640 SW 145th Avenue
Pembroke Pines, FL 33027
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Sarasota Campus
6151 Lake Osprey Drive
Sarasota, FL 34240
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1700 Halstead Boulevard
Building 2
Tallahassee, FL 32309
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5002 West Waters Avenue
Tampa, FL 33634
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West Palm Beach Campus
2085 Vista Parkway
West Palm Beach, FL 33411
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