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Respiratory therapist student with syringe

Respiratory Care

Associate of Applied Science

Develop skills through classroom, laboratory and clinical experience to become a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). Pima’s Respiratory Care program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)

Limited Admissions Program: Students must meet the preparatory coursework and any other prerequisites and apply to the program. Depending on available spots, students may be placed on a waiting list before starting the program. See Program Admission or an advisor for details.

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes

Location

West Campus

Contact Information

Division of Health Professions
Dean: 520.206.6916
Lead Faculty: 520.206.3106

Careers

Completing this program can lead to employment in a variety of different careers.  Here are some examples of occupations related to this program with associated Pima County-based annual median wages.  Some careers may require additional education or training. Source: EMSI

Occupation Annual Median Wage
Respiratory Therapist $49,525

Academic Options

This program may apply toward a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS). See an advisor


 

www.pima.edu/respiratory-aas

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