Industry certification, Associate's degree, Employment, Measurable skills gain, Other
Method of Delivery
Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends
Instructional Program (CIP)
The Respiratory Therapy program is a patient care field which deals primarily with patients who have respiratory problems. Professional opportunities are constantly increasing, and many areas of respiratory care are becoming specialized. Specialty areas in Respiratory Therapy are: pulmonary function testing, stress test, electrocardiograms, neonatal transport and intensive care, cardiovascular intensive care, respiratory intensive care, medical intensive care, administration, classroom instruction, clinical instruction, medical equipment and home care, rehabilitation, and polysomnography.
Program Length (Weeks)
Combination of Education and Course(s)
WIOA Approved Program
Curriculum Competency Based
About 55 Competencies described in required book, examples given by faculty
3000 West Scenic Drive, North Little Rock, Arkansas
5010 - Central
Name of Credential
Associate of Applied Science in Respiratory Therapy
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
Federal, State, Institutional, Private
Grants, scholarships, waivers, loans and workstudy are available for this program.
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
Yes - Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?
$870.00 $465.05 spent on books for the program at the beginning of the program in summer. Many of these books are used on and off during the entire program. Additional books are purchased in the Fall and Spring.
$13,711.00 $138 Per credit hour (64 credit hours), $56 per credit hour General Fees, $35 Per Credit Hour additional fees (37 credit hours for Respiratory Specific Courses)
$200.00 Trajecsys - Clinical Documentation System Subscription Fee. $100 for a year.
$16,335.00 $179 Per credit hour (64 credit hours), $56 per credit hour General Fees, $35 Per Credit Hour additional fees (37 credit hours for Respiratory Specific Courses)
Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)
$505.00 2 sets of scrubs, 1 lab coat, Solid white leather shoes - $360.00, 1 Littman stethoscope - $110.00, 1 pair of safety glasses - $10.00, Small calculator - $5.00, Watch with a second hand - $20.00
Total In-State Program Cost
Total Out-of-State Program Cost