Associate of Science (540.1)
This program provides training in the field of respiratory therapy. Training in the use of equipment is included in a patient-oriented hospital experience.
Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:
Admission is limited by the availability of clinical sites and other factors. Students must make separate application to this program.
Applicants should have a C or better grade in high school chemistry, algebra and natural sciences or its equivalent. They must also meet pre-program requirements, which include the successful completion of MAT-108, CHM-109 (or CHM-110 and CHM-111) and BIO-115. Applicants must have successfully completed all developmental courses as required.
Graduates of this program are eligible to take the certification examination leading to the registered respiratory therapist (RRT) sponsored by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). Job opportunities are in hospitals, clinics, home care and sales.
This program is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC), 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, TX 76021-4244 (817.283.2835) www.coarc.com
See the graduation checksheet for this program in printable PDF form.
Minimum Credits to Graduate: 68
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