OOS Initial Application Program Description
The Associate of Science (A.S.) in Respiratory Therapy is designed to address the licensing and practical needs of the respiratory therapy professional. The program combines basic respiratory care courses, research, and practical experience in respiratory patient care. Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible to take the National Board for Respiratory care (NBRC) entry-level (CRT) and advanced-level (RRT) credentialing exams. The program is recognized by the Commission on Accreditation for respiratory Care (CoARC) and requires a total of 113 credits hours.
The Associate of Occupational Studies (A.O.S.) in Medical Specialties is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment as medical assistant with practical radiology, billing/coding, and laboratory skills. The program is also designed to prepare students for careers as pharmacy technicians and home health aides. The program requires 90 credits hours.