Respiratory Therapy

Application Deadline

FEBRUARY 1st is the deadline to be considered for the following fall class.

Download the application packet
Contact Us
Department of Allied Health Contact Info

For questions regarding RT, contact the Program Director Rusty Taylor or send questions to the Allied Health Department.

rusty.taylor@washburn.eduallied-health@washburn.edu

How to apply

Please follow theses steps to apply for Respiratory Therapy program:

  1. Apply to and be accepted into Washburn University if you are not currently enrolled at Washburn University.

  2. Apply to the Respiratory Therapy program by submitting a complete application packet by mail. Emailed or faxed application will not be accepted. Further instructions and complete admission criteria are provided in the application packet. 

  3. Submit official transcripts directly to the RT program. A copy will be made and the original sent to Washburn Admission Office. If you are currently attending Washburn University, go to my.washburn.edu and print your transcript for admissions.

Submit your completed RT application, transcripts, and all other application materials to:

Rusty Taylor, M.Ed., RRT
Respiratory Therapy
Washburn University
1700 SW College Avenue
Topeka, KS 66621

Application Deadline

Completed applications must be received by February 1 for the next fall semester. Secondary deadline is June 1. The program will continue accepting applications after June 1 if openings exist. 

Acceptance to Washburn University does not constitute acceptance to the RT program. 

Application Evaluation

Selection to the program is based on:

  • Academic record (GPA and college level courses with a grade of "C" or better)
  • Letter of intent
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Past work
  • Volunteer experiences