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Become a Respiratory Therapist

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Flexible class schedules

Classes are offered during the days and evenings, 7 days a week.

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Hands-on clinical training

Our clinical partnerships with hospitals and healthcare centers will expose you to real-life experiences where you’ll learn by doing.

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Rewarding respiratory therapy careers

Respiratory care is a dynamic field that provides life-saving care to patients in need.

Interested in becoming a respiratory therapist? Hear from our students why our respiratory care program was the right fit for them.

Acquire the respiratory care skills employers are seeking

Our associate degree in Respiratory Care will provide you with the knowledge and skillset to position you for career success. Your studies include everything from administering aerosol medication for patients experiencing breathlessness to using ventilators that help patients who are unable to breathe on their own.

Financing your respiratory care education

Getting a great education means making an investment in your future; and our financial aid team is ready to work with you to make sure you find the grants, scholarships, and other aid you need to cover your college tuition.

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Program curriculum

Your coursework will prepare you for entry-level examination and advanced practitioner level examination for Respiratory Care Practitioners given by the National Board of Respiratory Care. If you wish to continue your studies and pursue a bachelor’s degree in Health Science or Public Health at Goodwin, you can apply the majority of your credits toward those degrees.

Coursework includes:

RSP 110 Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology
RSP 120 Applied Pharmacology
RSP 231 Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiology I
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Jade Nardi

“As a Registered Respiratory Therapist, I am part of a multidisciplinary team which allows me to work with doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers to improve the quality of life for our patients.”

Career opportunities

Respiratory therapists work in nearly every area of the healthcare field — from hospital emergency rooms to local physicians’ offices.

Respiratory therapists can work in a variety of settings, including:

  • Acute care hospitals
  • In-home care services
  • Intensive care units and emergency rooms
  • LIFE STAR air ambulance
  • Rehabilitation and long-term care facilities
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Download your very own Respiratory Care guide!

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Start classes September 9!