The Respiratory Therapy program is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). The two-year program graduates are eligible for the national registry exam leading to a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) and eligible for state licensure as a Respiratory Care Practitioner. Registered Respiratory Therapists may work in hospital settings with critical and noncritical patients or for home health companies who specialize in respiratory care and equipment.
This is a limited and selective enrollment program which admits a new class each summer. Interested persons should contact the Allied Health office for applications and procedures. The application deadline for the program is February 15.
Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Therapy (CoARC), 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, TX 76021-4244, (817) 283-2835.