The Respiratory Care program provides educational experiences and all coursework necessary to qualify graduates for credentialing exams offered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). Students desiring admission into the program must first meet the basic entrance requirements for Temple College. They then must file for admission to the Respiratory Care program.
Degrees & Certificates
|The Advanced Respiratory Therapist program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care .|
Admission into the Respiratory Care program requires the submission of a completed portfolio and an interview with the selection panel. You will receive the program application at the information session.
September 12, 2019
*Information sessions usually begin at 9 a.m. in Room 1818 of the Health Sciences Center. A group tour of Scott & White Medical Center - Temple takes place after lunch at approximately 1-2 p.m. Prospective students are shown areas where respiratory therapists work throughout the hospital. Specific instructions about the tours are given prior to lunch (lunch is on your own).
Please call the RSPT office to add your name to the list/date when you would like to attend an infosession. We ask that you dress “semiprofessional” for the tour.
*Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
There are currently eleven active clinical affiliates that give students a broad range of experiences during on-site clinical training: