|Tuition and Fees||$850||$895||$385|
|Tuition and Fees||$660||$825|
Approximate Total Cost: $6,295
This estimate is for Tarrant County residents. The total does not include price changes for new textbooks, cost for transportation, meals, parking fees, etc., that may be incurred when attending clinical practice.
Tuition for out-of-county Texas residents is an additional $23/semester hour.
Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)
All graduates are eligible for NBRC entry level exam (CRT) along with the following exams:
8-12 hour shifts. Varies upon setting.
According to the 2009 Human Resources Study from the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC), the projected annual earnings of Respiratory Therapists (RTs) working in the U.S. is $62,223.
In this study, therapists just beginning their careers reported average annual earnings ranging from $42,078–47,297, which is approximately $20–23/hour.
If you have a felony conviction, you may not be allowed to be licensed by the state of Texas to practice respiratory care.
Trinity River Campus East
Center for Health Care Professions
245 E. Belknap Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Healthcare Professions Division
Updated June 29, 2015