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Students may be admitted into any semester, pending class capacity.
There are no required online professional courses offered in the fall
semester. However, RRT-to-BS degree students may receive 1SC of
elective credit by completing RES-4144: Scholarship Project. To ensure
adequate time to review applications, all of the following requirements
must be received by:
April 30th for summer admission
November 30th for spring admission
July 30th for fall admission
not all application requirements are received by these deadlines,
students may be allowed to register for one RRT-to-BS degree course as a
Non-Certificate Student (see attached policy and application).
Applicants must provide:
Application for Admission:
College of Health Related Professions Application for Admission is
required. Applications are available on the Website at:
Application Fee: A
$40.00 non-refundable fee is required and must accompany the
Arrange for each college or university you have attended to forward
an official transcript of your course work to the Office of Student
Affairs, College of Health Related Professions, 4301 W. Markham
#619, Little Rock, AR 72205. A CGPA of at least 2.0 is required
to be considered for admission.
Proof of RRT Status:
Submit a notarized copy of NBRC documentation of your RRT
Applicants must submit written responses to a list of interview
questions with the application. The Certificate of Authorship must
be signed and submitted by the applicant in order to complete this
Three (3) Reference Rating Forms are required. The forms must be
completed and returned by the applicant’s direct supervisor, a
physician, and a peer professional (therapist, nurse, etc.).
Applicants are encouraged to provide the form and an addressed,
stamped envelope to each reference so he/she can return the form
directly to the program.
Transcripts “issued to the student” will not substitute for official
transcripts forwarded directly to the College of Health Related
Professions by the institution issuing the transcript.
will be considered during selection for admission.
considered without regard to race, color, creed, age, marital status,
national origin, or sex. Otherwise qualified individuals with
disabilities receive equal consideration.
forms may be obtained from the program office.
should be submitted to: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences,
College of Health Related Professions, Office of Student Affairs, UAMS
Slot 619, 4301 West Markham Street, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205.
Telephone: (501) 686-5730.
students must complete the following matriculation requirements:
Students must be certified in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS,
Health Care Providers) according to American Heart Association
(AHA). All current CPR certifications which expire prior to the
program graduation date will require recertification as a
prerequisite to the first clinical course.
Physical examination forms must be completed and signed by a
physician and are due no later than tw0 (2) weeks before the date of
registration for the first semester.
All UAMS students must complete a HIPAA training module which can be
accessed on-line and sign a IT Confidentiality Agreement.
Erna Boone, DrPH, RRT
4301 West Markham, # 737
Little Rock, AR 72205
Tom Jones, RRT
Respiratory Care Program
PO Box 3350
Batesville, AR 72503
Karen Diles, MEd, RRT
300 East 6th Street
Texarkana, AR 71854