2022-2023 HCC Catalog & Student Handbook 
    May 20, 2024  
2022-2023 HCC Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Respiratory Therapist, A.A.S.

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The two-year Respiratory Therapist (RSPT) program is designed to prepare individuals for career entry into respiratory care. Respiratory Care Practitioners evaluate, treat, and manage patients of all ages with respiratory illnesses and other cardiopulmonary disorders. Upon completion of the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in respiratory care, the graduate will be eligible to apply for the credentialing exams administered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC), 10801 Mastin Street, Suite 300, Overland Park, KS 66210. Toll-Free 888.341.4811. The program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (COARC), 264 Precision Blvd Telford, TN 37690 USA, Telephone: 817-283-2835.

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Program CIP Code: 51.0908

First Year

Second Year

Total Minimum Credits for the AAS Degree: 66

1 A list of electives appears in the Core Curriculum  section of this catalog.

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