This program prepares students to become Respiratory Care Therapists at the Advanced Practitioner level. Respiratory Care Therapists are typically employed within the hospital, clinic and DME setting, as well as Sleep and other diagnostic labs. After fulfilling the college admission requirements, students are encouraged to complete the general education courses as outlined prior to beginning the program. Students may additionally complete AHC 115*, BIOL 2020 and RPC 101* as recommended optional courses. Students are required to submit an Application to Allied Health Careers by the March 1st deadline. Formal screening for program admission is completed in early April. Seating is limited. Students are recommended to maintain GPA of 2.5 or higher. The RPC program is a total of four full-time semesters, with the fourth semester meeting one day a week with the remaining courses completed on-line. Interested students should contact the Allied Health Department for an Information Packet.
Students should complete the general education courses prior to acceptance into the program.