Available on Trinity River Campus East Only
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, 2013, to December 31, 2015
- 93.4%: Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) credentialing success
- 83.6%: Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credentialing success
- 24%: Attrition
- 83.6%: Job placement
- 75: Total number of program enrollees during that period
- 61: 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
Attending an information session is not an application requirement. You do not have to reserve a place, but seating is limited to the first 100 people.
- February 16
- March 30
- May 11
Time & Place
All information sessions:
- Time: 5 p.m.
- Place: Trinity River Campus East (map)
- Room: TRHA 1050 (first floor)
John Hiser, M.Ed., RRT, FAARC
Talk to an academic advisor
Appointments are required:
Questions? Call us:
- 817-515-2453 or
Updated January 17, 2017