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Respiratory Therapy AS

Associate of Science

Track in Respiratory Therapy 

With a track in Respiratory Therapy, the Associate of Science degree will provide you with the foundational knowledge to pursue higher levels of study in baccalaureate programs. Classes are available online, on-campus or in a blended format.

Industry Highlights

The demand for respiratory therapists is expected to increase by 19% between 2012 and 2022.

- U.S. Department of Labor Statistics

Career Opportunities

  • Medical Facilities
  • Education
  • Private Business
  • Health Administration
  • Clinics
  • Home Care

Armstrong Edge

Current students in the Bachelor of Science program take advantage of the intensive preparation for board and credentialing exams, as well as the access to regional hospital and clinical sites for field experience.

NEWS:

Read More Start Strong, Start Now Registration Event

(February 11, 2016) - Armstrong will host a one-day Start Strong, Start Now registration event for the Spring 2016 mini-mester on Friday, February 19 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the lobby of Victor Hall, located on Armstrong's main campus at 11935 Abercorn St. This event helps new students apply, get admitted and sign up for classes.

Read More Georgia Game Changers Injury Screens

(December 18, 2015) - First year students in our DPT program conducted screenings at Georgia Game Changers. The students performed Functional Movement Screens (FMS) and Y-Balance tests on approximately (50) participants. Participants included recreational runners, high school track runners, and the general public. These screenings provided the students with an opportunity to provide a community service and practice new skills.

Read More New Armstrong Liberty Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held in Hinesville, Ga.

(December 11, 2015) - Armstrong State University and the City of Hinesville hosted a ribbon cutting for the new Armstrong Liberty Center, located in Hinesville, Ga., on Dec. 10. The 21,000-square-foot facility, which will open to students in January, is more than double the size of the previous Liberty Center.

Read More Armstrong Announces Local Partners for 2016 Small Business Consulting Course

(December 2, 2015) – Armstrong State University Assistant Professor of Economics and Director of the Small Business Institute, Dennis Barber, recently secured agreements with five local companies to participate in Armstrong’s spring 2016 Small Business Consulting course. 

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