Breath is life. Respiratory therapists provide critical care for patients who have problems with breathing, from premature infants with underdeveloped lungs, to adults and seniors with lung disease or illnesses. If your goal is to serve others in a clinical setting as a vital part of a health care team, consider earning your degree in Respiratory Care through OCC Career Advantage. We offer a two-year Associate of Science degree program that is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (Coarc). Respiratory therapy is an important, growing field in health care, and respiratory therapists are in demand and earn good wages. Read on to learn more.
A sampling of courses for these careers