What will I learn?

The Cardiopulmonary Sciences bachelor's degree offers professionally credentialed graduates of Respiratory Care, Cardiovascular Technology and Cardiopulmonary Technology Associate degree programs the opportunity to expand their knowledge in advanced modalities or community health. The Cardiopulmonary Sciences professions are challenging and growing professions with career opportunities in areas such as cardiopulmonary diagnostics, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, and community health. With professional experience and additional education at the baccalaureate level, opportunities for management and education career options are enhanced.

Although not entirely, the BSCARDIO program is basically an online program.

Since the BSCARDIO is a limited access program, admission to Valencia does not imply acceptance to the program.

Potential Careers

  • Respiratory Care Management/Administration
  • Cardiovascular Management/Administration
  • Higher Education
  • Community Health Educator
  • Clinical Practice in Non-Invasive Cardiology

Concentration

  • Community Health Concentration
  • Leadership Concentration

Program Outcomes

  • Perform effective communication skills within the healthcare environment
  • Practice professional behaviors in the healthcare setting
  • Perform advanced level skills as described by the scope of practice for selected concentration (Leadership or Community Health)
  • Execute safe clinical decision making in the healthcare environment
  • Demonstrate information literacy

Which department am I in?

Valencia College

Study options

Online/Distance with attendance (128 credit hours)

Tuition fees
$10,262.00 (7,63,177) per year
USD $427.59 per credit hour. Based on rates for the 2020-2021 academic year. These rates are subject to change. The given fee is for full time and it's a guide for online students

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

15 October 2021

Start date

23 August 2021, 10 January 2022, 22 August 2022

Venue

Poinciana Campus

3255 Pleasant Hill Road,

KISSIMMEE,

Florida,

34746, United States

Online/Distance with attendance (128 credit hours)

Tuition fees
$10,262.00 (7,63,177) per year
USD $427.59 per credit hour. Based on rates for the 2020-2021 academic year. These rates are subject to change. The given fee is for full time and it's a guide for online students

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

15 October 2021

Start date

23 August 2021, 10 January 2022, 22 August 2022

Venue

Lake Nona Campus

12350 Narcoossee Road,

ORLANDO,

Florida,

32832, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have the equivalent of a high school diploma in the United States.

For international students

U.S. high School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)

Students must have a minimum of 64 accepted credits and one of the following degrees from a regionally accredited institution.

Associate Degree in Cardiovascular Technology

Associate Degree in Cardiopulmonary Technology

Associate Degree in Respiratory Care

English Language Requirements:

Official TOEFL result (minimum score 45)

Official IELTS result (minimum score 5.5)

Official LOEP result (minimum score 86 – offered at Valencia College)

Successful completion of English Composition or its equivalent (as determined by Valencia) with a grade of C or higher.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Valencia College

Florida means easy access to beautiful beaches, sunshine throughout the year, iconic theme parks, top restaurants and excellent shopping amenities.

  • Awarded Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.
  • Year-round campus events
  • Opportunities to study abroad
  • New campus open in downtown Orlando