For more than 25 years, Independence University has helped working adults to get the educational credentials they need to advance their careers. Their experienced, student-oriented staff is prepared to assist you throughout your distance-education experience.
Independence University is the first and premiere college to offer accredited Respiratory Therapy programs at a distance. They offer more health-care programs at a distance than any other private accredited college or university.
Independence University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). Our Associate's in Respiratory Care program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). Independence University is the first and only college to offer accredited Respiratory Therapy programs at a distance. The university is also a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. This accreditation, recognized by the U.S. Department of Education's Secretary of Education, qualifies students for reimbursement and to sit for licensure. Independence University is also approved to offer students federal financial aid to those who qualify.
Financial aid is available to those who qualify.
School Facts & Figures
Accreditation: National, ACICS
Size: Medium (1,000+ students)
Type: Private, For-Profit
Religious Affiliation: N/A
Academic Affiliation: Stevens-Henager
Career Services: Yes
Course Schedule: Semester, 15 Weeks
Credit Options: Transfer
Scholarships Offered: Yes
Loans Offered: Pell, FSEOG, Perkins, Stafford, PLUS
Associate of Science in Business with Property Management Emphasis
Associate of Science in Respiratory Therapy
Bachelor of Science in General Business
Bachelor of Science in Health Services Management
Bachelor of Science in Nursing*
Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care
NOTE: Students must possess a bachelor degree to enroll in master degree programs.
Master of Science in Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Science in Health Services - Health Promotion
Master of Science in Healthcare Administration
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) - Administration*
Master of Science in Public Health