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Respiratory Care is a selective admission, 2-year Associate of Applied Science degree program.
Role of the Respiratory Therapist
Under supervision of a physician, the therapist:
- Administers therapy
- Performs diagnostic tests, pulmonary rehabilitation and patient education
- Assures proper functioning of therapy equipment
- Plays a major role in the treatment of critically ill patients
The Respiratory Care Program prepares graduates to be successful, confident and competent professional therapists who provide excellent patient care.
3-year time period being reported: January 1, 2012, to December 31, 2014
- 95%: Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) credentialing success
- 86%: Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credentialing success
- 23.7%: Attrition
- 81.4%: Job placement
- 76: Total number of program enrollees during that period
- 59: Total number of program graduates during that period
Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) Outcomes Data by Program
We are a Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)-Accredited Respiratory Care Program.
- Category: RRT-level program
- Accreditation Status: Continuing Accreditation
- Degree: Associate of Applied Science
John Hiser, M.Ed., RRT, FAARC
Academic Advisor for the Health Professions
Katherine Aultman, LMSW
Advising appointments are required:
Updated February 11, 2016