Respiratory Care

Career Overview

The course of study for a respiratory therapist is a 66 credit-hour (six semesters) associate of applied science degree program. The respiratory care program prepares graduates to be competent in delivery of therapeutic procedures in acute care settings, in performing diagnostic procedures, and in performing rehabilitation therapeutic procedures.

The respiratory care program prepares graduates for the credentialing examinations administered by the NBRC (National Board for Respiratory Care).

The Lone Star College-Respiratory Care Program number, 200338, AAS Respiratory Care, at Kingwood Campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care

CoARC accredits respiratory therapy education programs in the United States. To achieve this end, it utilizes an "outcomes based" process. Programmatic outcomes are performance indicators that reflect the extent to which the educational goals of the program are achieved and by which program effectiveness is documented.

Programmatic Outcomes: https://coarc.com/students/programmatic-outcomes-data/

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Some programs are stackable: credits earned can be applied toward another program level.

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