Become an expert in good breathing. Learn how to care for a variety of patients with respiratory problems, including newborns in respiratory distress, children with asthma or pneumonia, adult victims of trauma, and older patients with emphysema or cardiac failure.


 Degrees & Certificates

Associate of Applied Science Degree

After finishing this affordable program, take the CRT and RRT credentialing exams and apply for a license from the Texas Medical Board.

66 credit hours

Program Info

 Central Campus

Serving students in Southeast Houston, Pasadena, Deer Park, La Porte, Clear Lake, Webster, Kemah, Seabrook, and surrounding communities.

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To prepare graduates with demonstrated competence in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains of respiratory care practice as performed by registered respiratory therapists (RRTs).

The program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). 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.

CoARC Program number is 200310
264 Precision Blvd. Telford, TN 37690

See official catalog for details.

Application Information and Deadlines

The application period for Spring 2022 will begin August 2nd 2021 and will run until November 1st 2021. You will not receive a confirmation email after you submit your online application. Applicants will be notified by email regarding acceptance or rejection on November 8th at 5pm for the Spring 2022 start. Students will not hear from any faculty members of the Respiratory Care Program regarding acceptance or rejection until the date decribed above. 


Please review the following application documents:

Respiratory Care Application

Information Sessions

Please fill out our online Information Session Registration Form.