Associate of Science, Respiratory Therapy Track

Associate of Science

Track in Respiratory Therapy 

Format: On Campus*

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.

* Many of the core curriculum requirements of this degree program can be fulfilled at Liberty Center or through fully online courses.

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.


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