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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.

NEWS:

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(May 1, 2017) – Today, Governor Nathan Deal signed the FY18 budget for the State of Georgia, which includes $22 million in construction funding to build a health professions building on the Armstrong State University campus.

Read More Armstrong Biology Senior Selected for National Science Foundation Summer Research Opportunity at UC Berkeley

(April 6, 2017) – Rising Armstrong State University senior Haley Breanne Kodak has been selected as one of 10 students to participate in the National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates program at the University of California (UC), Berkeley. From June 4 through Aug. 11, Kodak, a first-generation college student and Biology major, will live on campus at UC Berkeley and work on an individual biology research project with a faculty member.

Read More Armstrong Art Senior Creates Winning Logo Design for 2019 Conference

(April 4, 2017) – A design created by Armstrong Senior Sonia Mednick, an Art major with a concentration in Graphic Design, was chosen as the official logo for the 2019 Southern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (SASHTO) annual meeting, which will be held in Savannah, Ga. 

Read More Armstrong State University Introduces New Study Abroad Program in Cuba

(March 10, 2017) – Armstrong State University will offer a new study abroad program in Havana, Cuba from July 9-29, 2017. Students will learn about the history, culture and contemporary issues affecting the Communist island nation post-Fidel Castro. The program is open to all Armstrong students, as well as University System of Georgia transient students, and offers a roster of semester credits.

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