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.
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).
September 12, 2019
*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: