From premature infants whose lungs are not fully developed to elderly people with diseased lungs, respiratory therapists evaluate and treat a variety of patients with respiratory complications. These healthcare providers give emergency care to victims of heart attack, stroke, drowning or shock and provide relief to patients with chronic asthma or emphysema. Respiratory therapists rely on hands-on technical knowledge combined with a solid understanding of respiratory conditions to help patients through trying times.

Degree Offerings


Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy