In this consortium program, Ashland Community College and Technical College, Morehead State University, and Maysville Community & Technical College - Rowan County Campus have joined together to offer respiratory care education which meets the standards of the Commission on the Accreditation for Respiratory Care.
The program prepares graduates to take an active role in the maintenance and/or restoration of cardiopulmonary homeostasis.
Classroom instruction in technical respiratory and general education courses is supplemented with learning experiences in the campus laboratory and in area hospitals. Students are responsible for transportation to clinical sites.
Students completing this program will earn an Associate Degree in Applied Science in Respiratory Care and be qualified to take the national board examination in Respiratory Care in order to receive the Certified Respiratory Therapist (C.R.T.) Credential and Registered Respiratory Therapist (R.R.T.).
Students will complete all admission requirements, receive financial aid, register for classes, and pay tuition and fees at their home institution.
Respiratory technical courses will be taken at Maysville Community & Technical College - Rowan County Campus Monday/Wednesday/Friday. General education courses will be taken Tuesday/Thursday at the student’s home campus. Transportation to class is the student’s responsibility.
Although hospitals employ the majority of respiratory therapists, other employers include home care providers, medical clinics, nursing homes and industry.
This is a selective admissions program. In order for an application to be considered, students must have:
4 semesters after a student is accepted into the program.
Program Information from MCTC