Respiratory Therapy Technology

Respiratory Therapy Technology

AWARD: Associates
LENGTH: 2 Years


To prepare graduates with demonstrated competence in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains of respiratory care practice as performed by registered respiratory therapists (RRTs).


Admission is competitive and based on grades, performance on the College’s placement tests, interviews, and demonstrated interest in pursuing  a career in an allied health care field . Students should schedule an appointment with a counselor to discuss general admission to the college and to the respiratory therapy program. Students should complete the Allied
Health application process by April 15, prior to the fall semester of desired admission. Late applicants will be considered if there are available positions in the program. Applicants must successfully complete a background check prior to final admission into the program.

For more information, visit the Respiratory Therapy webpage.


  • Access to a computer that meets or exceeds the PC Specifications for Non-Technical Programs.
  • All students expected to complete the requirements for a degree, diploma or certificate must complete an Application for Graduation.


The Program Pathway for Respiratory Therapy AAS is a resource for students that lists the following items:

  •     the recommended order in which to take the program courses
  •     suggested course when more than one option exists
  •     which semester each course is typically offered
  •     if the course has a prerequisite
  •     courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

Respiratory Therapy AAS