Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to assist in developing respiratory care plans, administer respiratory care procedures, supervise personnel and equipment operation, maintain records, and consult with other health care team members. Includes instruction in the applied basic biomedical sciences; anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the respiratory system; clinical medicine; therapeutic procedures; clinical expressions; data collection and record-keeping; patient communication; equipment operation and maintenance; personnel supervision; and procedures for special population groups.

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“…There is no other place I would have chosen to pursue my higher education. Ohio State offers rigorous academics as well as plenty of organizations for students to participate in! In short, Ohio State offers everything you could ever want.” – Cherieanne from Chattanooga, TN

“…texas state is a picturesque school full of life, diverse, with a river that runs through it, and also full of people that are willing to help you on anything from personal problems, to math homework. ” – Genesis from Houston, TX

“…Georgia State is full of diversity! I love how many different people I can meet in just one hour. Many majors, opportunities, clubs, and organizations are offered here.” – Lydia from Lawrenceville, GA

“…Rutgers New Brunswick has the prestige of being one of the 8 earliest founded colleges in the nation and is often ranked within the 100 best colleges in the world, for less than half the cost of an Ivy League school. Research opportunities,...” – Joanna

“…Lots of walking.Great scenery. Many fun extracurricular and exciting course opportunities.” – Arlandra from Cincinnati, OH

“…i attended girl's state at ku this summer. ku has an absolutely gorgeous campus, a friendly environment, and so many great programs to choose from. i cannot wait to attend ku in the fall of 2017. ” – adrienne from dodge city, ks

“…The campus, really nice... The professors, friendly if you know how to network and talk to them... The people here, really friendly and getting to meet/know new people isn't a task at all. The school is very nice, they provide fun activities almost...” – Joe, On Campus, Stony Brook University

“…Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis, a wonderfully-crafted university, is located in the heart of downtown Indianapolis. IUPUI has a vast array of majors and minors; for aspiring business students, the IUPUI Kelley School of Business--...” – Danielle from Indianapolis, IN

“…It was my privilege to be accepted by the Nova Southeastern University pre-law program, but Nova has a degree program for almost everyone. Its science programs, especially in the area of oceanography, are second to none. My objective is to attend the...” – Eugene from Coral Springs, FL

“…UNCC is a great campus filled with a diverse population of cultures from around America and world. It is a medium size, with the full college experience, but not so big as to overwhelm an incoming student. UNCC is a young school that is growing fast,...” – Joshua from Harrisburg, NC

“…Marshall university is an amazing school, and I would recommend it for people who are looking for an in the middle school. The classes are small enough so you can get personal one-on-one contact with professors, but big enough so it doesn't still...” – Margaret from Danville, WV

“…This university is very large, with approximately 23,000 students. But the instructors, students, and staff are all great, friendly people. Everybody is really nice and will help you if you get lost or just need help on an assignment. ” – Kameron from Walnut Grove, MO

“…I have been in the world of education since graduating--21 years ago--and have highly valued my education from Ball State University. I was well-prepared to face the challenges of a career. As an Art Ed major, both schools served me extremely well. ” – Laurie from Cedar Park, TX

“…I love the university of Hartford. Their teachers are amazing and make sure you understand everything. I would recommend this school to any high school senior!” – Jaimee from Kingston, MA

“…Tennessee State University is a campus that is filled with opportunity and chances to change your life. The atmosphere is a family oriented, and a welcoming vibe for new students. The staff care about you as if you were their own.” – Kiara from Ellenwood, GA

“…This school is amazing. The teachers are very understanding and seem to love their jobs. The campus is very beautiful, clean, and very easy to navigate.” – Kirby from Chesapeake, VA

“…not to big but not to small. classes are easy to find. students are very friendly and nice. the atmosphere is very prone to learning.” – Rudy from Lyndhurst, OH

“…The university is very clean and a small campus. Not very diverse, predominantly white. There isn't a whole lot going on, but you find things to do.” – Sara from Farmington Hills, MI

“…This school is very diverse, has a lot of opportunities for a student of any ethnicity. The professors I have taking classes from are very helpful and supporting. The campus id welcoming and will feel just like home once you get acquainted with other...” – Andrea from Center Point, AL

“…salisbury has a vibrant campus, friendly people, and great food. the sports teams are outstanding, and even though its a division 3 school, we have an incredible amount of talent, especially in lacrosse. also, it's only a 45 minute drive from ocean...” – Damian from Silver Spring, MD

“…The college is great!! It won the Aspen award, as the best community college in the nation!!! The campus is very nice.... people are very friendly, and eager to help when you need it... I certainly recommend any one in Orlando to attend Valencia...” – Andreas from Orlando, FL

“…The University is priced perfectly for in state students! The University is not to big but not to small. The University staff will go out of there way to help you if you have a problem and are respectful.” – Latrisha from Houston, TX

“…This school is the perfect size, not too big, not too small. The people on campus and the residents of Bowling Green (the city) are always working together to connect students with real life experiences such as jobs and internships. Also, BGSU is big...” – Rayia from Highland Park, MI

“…After attending Boise State University for one year, i feel fully prepared for whats next in life. The school truly cares for you, and your goals. School spirit is out of this world leaving your college experience unforgettable!” – Breanne from Stockton, CA

“…Albany State has some of the best programs, including Education, Political Science, and Nursing. This university is not in a very popular location if you're from a large city like I am; Albany, Ga is a small town, but there is plenty to do. Campus...” – Christian from Riverdale, GA

Broward College
Fort Lauderdale, FL

“…Broward College is a good school. They really help people learn, compensating for disabilities, and different learning-styles.” – Jennifer from Lauderhill, FL

“…Weber State is really affordable, especially if you can get in-state tuition like I did. Even though I'm technically an out of state student, I was able to get the Weber Edge Scholarship which pays for the out-of-state portion of tuition (which also...” – Brittany from Pinedale, WY

“…idaho state university is a good school, with high standards in academics. the professors at this university will help in any way possible to get you the best grade and the knowledge of the subject along with it. i would recommend this school to...” – Morgan from Logan, UT

“…Fantastic. The dance department has done nothing but amaze me. Also the campus it's self is just simply beautiful. ” – Breanna from Pennsburg, PA

“…canisius is a fun place to be, there is a loving atmosphere. the campus is absolutely beautiful! go griffs!” – Monique from Syracuse, NY

“…palm beach state college is an affordable and highly diverse educational institutional in palm beach county. they offer many courses in hundreds of majors and also offer many great activities both on and off campus. also, palm beach state college...” – Ryan from Palm Beach Gardens, FL

“…The U of M has exceptional opportunities for those undergraduates who want to pursue research. The campus has a very diverse population with students coming from all over the world. The classes are difficult, but numerous sources of help are...” – Staci from MN

“…HCC is a Community College designed to help students in many ways, such as financially or in planning their college career. The professors are a diverse group, but if you find one that has been rated well, their classes are usually worth taking. They...” – Anna from Sugar Land, TX

“…gannon university is a highly prestigious institution in which students receive the best education possible. with a small student to faculty ratio, students are able to build relationships with their professors, thereby ensuring top-notch education....” – Jacob from Burgettstown, PA

“…Midwestern State has a very nice campus, small yet spread out, with well maintained buildings and lawns. The small class sizes give students a chance to connect with their professors. It was rated the best value in the nation among public...” – Richard from Highland Village, TX

“…This campus is open and dedicated the the education and happiness of their students.They have an equal balance of education and recreational activities. When i visited the campus the friendly people and atmosphere took the fear out of going to...” – Tiana from College Park, GA

“…Professors with Masters or professional experience Attractive modern buildings Attractively dressed girls” – Harshana from Westwood, CA

“…I absolutely love Santa Fe. It's such a small college with a big college attitude. Everyone is very friendly and always open to lend a hand. It's a great place to start as a freshman” – Arelis from Apopka, FL

“…Pima is not what I expected from a community college. The campus is pretty advanced, the teachers all seem to have a legitimate knowledge of their courses, and it has a real university feel. Save for the abhorrent registration nightmare, the school...” – Patrick from Tucson, AZ

“…The university of Indianapolis is an amazing school that offers numerous opportunities for their students. The smaller classrooms create an environment where questions can be asked comfortably, and answered quickly. Most of the professors are down...” – Anne from Fishers, IN

“…dixie state college has great professors in the psychology department. i would give it a 5 star rating. one thing i think could change especially for students that are juniors and seniors is giving the students their portions of the student loans...” – JaCoy from St. George, UT

“…1. Fresno City College is a beautiful, old fashioned campus, with a diverse student population, located right in the heart of Fresno's historic Tower District. 2. Teachers are involved and invested in the success of their students, and in my...” – Elise from Fresno, CA

“…the staffing at cscc is very helpful and friendly. the buildings are well maintained. the classes, online and on location, are very thorough and the professors make sure you have everything you need to succeed.” – Julie from Pataskala, OH

“…college of dupage has been the most amazing experience and has opened so many more doors for me than i ever thought possible from a community college. the tuition is affordable and 100% of the classes are taught by knowledgeable professors with small...” – Kasie-Marie from Naperville, IL

“…the recent change in collin turning into a 4 year university has helped the university and student reach a higher level of education. it has made it possible to become more prepared to transfer into a larger state university such as utd. overall the...” – Ernesto Plano, Tx

“… I feel that this school will give me the start to my academic college career I need. I plan to attend for one full year. Soon after transfer to another college geared more towards my career choice.” – Alex from Tampa, FL

“…At South Texas College, i find my classes to be easy and for myself not to stress out. The bad thing about South Texas College, it does not offer my choice of career. I would rate this school an 8 out of 10 for those who are interested in the medical...” – Jesus from Pharr, TX

“…The school is a wonderful place to attend. You have a lot to do on campus.” – Coty from Unicoi, TN

“…My experience so far has been very rewarding the professors and faculty have gone out of there way to make me feel at home.I look forward to going to my classes each day. I plan to make the most of every opportunity in order to make my dreams a...” – Miranda from Port Orange, FL

“…a well laid out campus with decent parking and very knowledgeable professors. many are easy to approach and decent food.” – Jeremy from Hubbard, OH

“…Morehead States faculty are very friendly, and most of the professor will help you as much as they can. If you want to go to a University that isn't overly expensive MSU is your best bet! MSU's campus is fairly small but campus life is amazing!” – Shianne from Elizabethtown, KY

“…An Excellent University! Building up to become one of the leading schools in the area. Safe and Affordable.” – Beau from Cincinnati, OH

“… For a community college, I believe Macomb Community College to be a superb educational experience. They provide quality and accurate educational experiences, have all races and ages possible throughout the world known that attend and have an...” – Anonymous

Molloy College
Rockville Centre, NY

“…molloy college is an intriguing college. it's small yet close-knit and friendly. molloy college is where you go to start something. ” – Elana from Brooklyn, NY

“…American River College is a diverse place of higher learning and networking. Faculty strive for you to succeed in spite of budget cuts to education that our state is currently facing. Student life also has wonderful opportunities for students to get...” – NaKisha from Antelope, CA

“…orange coast college is one of the best community colleges in california, in transfer rates, athletics and academics. there are so many resources and opportunities to succeed and move forward, weather you want to transfer to a university or to get a...” – Jasmine from Costa Mesa, CA

“…I think Oakland County College is a school of higher learning. This college was very good in achieved goals with higher learning. Higher learning was accomplished and excellence was acquried from the whole staff.” – Charlene from Southfield, MI

“… York College of Pennsylvania is a wonderful small college. Classes are taught by professors who truly care about their students, in small settings. The people at YCP are always friendly.” – Christine from Parkville, MD

“…As a native northerner, I was very apprehensive about enrolling in a southern school-- especially one that is currently dealing with a national scandal. However, In the few weeks I have been here, my opinion has completely evolved. The academics, the...” – Devina from Marietta, GA

“…St. Petersburg College cares about assisting their students in many ways to achieve their graduating goals. Teachers are realistic and teach appropriately without prejudice. Advisors lead the students in the direction they need to go to reach their...” – Tammy from Pinellas Park, FL

“…a fantastic opportunity to enhance anyone's situation. northern virginia community college (nova) is the second largest junior institution. i would rate this school (from 1-10) 10 being the highest level of recognition.” – Brian from Bealeton, VA

“…loma linda is a wonderful christian university. it will provide you with the best education while allowing yourself to be a well rounded student.” – Cara from Loma Linda, CA

“…I think the school is very will equipped and has a very high level of teaching quality for a 2 year college. I think it is one of the best in the state” – Yennis from El Cajon, CA

“…So far, although I am in the middle of my application process, I have found the staff at U of Mary to be very helpful. I have already been in contact with them asking questions about the admissions process and other things I need to know, and I have...” – Nim from CO

“…nassau community college is a great school for finding what you want to do in life. it really helped me decide and find my passion and what i want to do as my career. definitely give this school a 10.” – Qiana from West Babylon, NY

“…Bellarmine University is challenging but still fair. It creates an atmosphere of knowledge wealth. It is a school that few attend but many come out successful. ” – Patrick from Fort Knox, KY

“…The right step in the right direction.” – Ray from Tyler, TX

Delta College
University Center, MI

“…Delta College is the best college for high school students looking to gain a head start on collegiate studies, students who cannot afford to start at a four-year university, or non-traditional students. Delta is warm, welcoming, accommodating, and...” – Kourtney from Bay City, MI

“…is a really good college. the faculty here is excellent. one of the things that i like here is that polk state college have a really good nursing program in which im willing to take.” – Pablo from Haones City, FL

“…great campus! great people! not much to do outside of campus though.” – Happy Student

“…Hinds Communty College in Raymond, MS is one of the most beautiful schools that I have ever been to. The campus is so unique and different. The staff there are very nice and even though I have not started classes there, I believe that going to this...” – Dalonia from Brookhaven, MS

“…I have had a fantastic experience with the faculty here in that they were willing to work with me outside of class to make sure I was successful in my academic goals. The study abroad opportunities are fantastic too, allowing for once in a lifetime...” – Brian from Joplin, MO

“…a typical community college. they have good classes and teachers. just what you need to get the core classes out of the way.” – Alicia from North Las Vegas, NV

“…This is a great Community College. The professors are very helpful and the students are too. This is an excellent starting point.” – Crystal from Fairborn, OH

“…tallahassee community college is the best community college to set your academic foundation if you are unsure or ready to attend an university just yet or just financially. professors at tallahassee community college really does care for their...” – Victoria from TALLAHASSEE, FL

“…A great program that challenges yo and allows, you to develop professionally.” – Current Student!!!

“…I rate Amarillo College extremely high. From the prices of the classes to the number of professors with doctorates the school just cant be beat. The club activities encourage fellowship the friendly atmosphere is conducive to learning.” – Chad from Amarillo, TX

“…the professors are exceptional. the campus is big and spacious. the advisers are so friendly.” – Deiara from Rockledge, FL

“…Provides a very strong medical education. Campus isn't too big to walk to classes. Offers in class and online education.” – Naomi from topeka, KS

“…Community really have a great team. They really take the time out to help you move forward in your future career and there courses is really great.” – Cassandra from Philadelphia, PA

“…tcc is a great starting point for continuing your education. there are many different classes and class schedules to fit your needs. tcc is constantly upgrading its facilities to keep up with other colleges and universities.” – Georgena from Norfolk, VA

“…Bergen is a state of the art school among community colleges. The environment, atmosphere, and curriculum is on par with established universities. This school offers the best transition to a four year financial institution. ” – ITZIK from SADDLE BROOK, NJ

“…An affordable way for students to start their secondary education. Allows for students to decide on their intended major. Middlesex is flexible in schedule and open for students to learn about themselves.” – Casey from South River, NJ

“…the school is very organized and help a great help staff. the teacher are easy to talk and are willing to work with students. overrall the college is great.” – Tiffani from Fort Pierce, FL

“…Johnson County Community college is an extremely resourceful, educational facility. The staff is extremely helpful and they are more than happy to assist their students reach their desired goals. The environment as a whole is extremely satisfying....” – Tiffany from Overland Park, KS

“…TCC is a college you can feel welcome at. The teachers help you succeed. Easy to find.” – Stephanie from Owasso, OK

“…good for those seeking mntc courses. small class sizes. decent selection of courses.” – Tyler from Minneapolis, MN

“…they are really on you on what to do and how to do it. the key is to stay consistent and pay attention. review your notes and don't slack off.” – Pete from Jacksonville, FL

“…University of southern Indiana is challenging. University of Southern Indiana provides everything a larger college does in a smaller atmosphere. University of Southern Indiana engages every level of student to achieve. ” – Katelynn from Kokomo, IN

“…Butte College is a great college I would rate it a 8 because of how most of the teachers will give you that one on one instructing that you may need in one point of schooling. Well maintained and up to date with everything and great affection in...” – Skylar from Oroville, CA

“…lane community college is a great school with a hard working, friendly faculty that give personal attention to their students which is made easy by our smaller class sizes. also, lcc has a sustainable organic garden on campus, run by students and...” – Julie from Eugene, OR

Triton College
River Grove, IL

“…Triton helps people to be successful. Faculty are welcoming and want students to do well. Many students there do not take their learning seriously.” – Jeremy from River Forest, IL

“…This school encourages you to pursue your career goals. The teachers are very helpful. The small environment encourages students to learn and get more face time with teachers.” – Jaslyn from Lubbock, TX

“…It's a very good school to go to. They have people here to help you when you need it. It's a very safe school. ” – Alessa from Urbana, IL

“…Middle Georgia State (Macon State) is a very organized and structured college. They have great financial aid plan for people who struggle to find the money for college. Middle Georgia State also has awesome professors who do all they can to help you...” – Kaylee from Warner Robins, GA

“…onondaga community college is definitely the cream of the crop when it comes to junior colleges. it gives every applicant a fair chance by never denying an application and it provides a quality education for those who maybe cannot afford a four-year...” – Casey from East Syracuse, NY

“…I have a great time. This is the place for me. I wouldn't leave here for anything.” – Jesula from Fort Myers, FL

“…Shawnee State University is an amazing school. They have all kinds of different opportunities for everyone. Also if you ever need help there is always someone close by.” – Erin from South Point, OH

“…just be willing to work hard, and every teacher will be willing to help you succeed. if you are looking for blow-off classes, then you are going to dislike some of the best teachers. they give you your money's worth, and is the best community college...” – Petra from West, TX

“…brookdale community college offers various educational opportunities for students less financially capable than others. however, the guidance office can be very unstable when it comes to integrity. on the other hand, most staff members and professors...” – Ann from Manalapam, NJ