Train to be a licensed Respiratory Care therapist in four semesters.
Respiratory Therapy is among the Best Health Care Jobs by US News & World Reports and health care organizations on the North Shore are hiring now!
The Respiratory Care program at NSCC is fully accredited and combines lectures, laboratory activities, and hospital experience that lead to an Associate in Science degree, eligibility for the national examinations, and entrance into the Massachusetts licensure process. Respiratory therapists are licensed health care professionals who evaluate, treat, and care for patients with breathing or other cardiopulmonary disorders such as asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, cystic fibrosis or sleep apnea. They also have the skills to respond to some emergency situations, like those experiencing a heart attack or suffering a stroke.
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Respiratory Care Quick Facts
Growth in jobs over the next 10 years is stable
Median annual wage for respiratory therapists
Number of semesters to complete this degree as a full time student