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Your online resource for Respiratory Therapy Schools and Career Information. Respiratory therapy schools offer education for professionals who work in specialized areas helping patients with cardiopulmonary and respiratory disorders and diseases. They are specially trained to recognize and treat these conditions, and they work closely with doctors to determine the proper patient care plans and medical procedures that are performed. Currently, hospitals account for the majority of jobs in this particular discipline, but other facilities will soon outnumber hospital jobs. Associate's degrees are the minimum education required for respiratory therapy, so the education will be at least 2 years. Many students choose to pursue the bachelor's or master's degree programs, which can add another 2-4 years to the education beyond the associate level. Every state except for Alaska and Hawaii requires this professional to be licensed. The training offered includes education in anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, physics, chemistry, mathematics, pharmacology, and microbiology. These are going to be basic courses, and anyone who pursues a higher degree should expect to take more courses and more in-depth courses. The licensing process requires NBRC compliance (National Board for Respiratory Care) and passing an exam.

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  • Platt College

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    • Respiratory Therapy

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  • California University of Pennsylvania

    Recognized by the U.S. News and World Report for: Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s 2017, Best Online Programs, Grad Education 2017 and Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s for Veterans 2017

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    • Rehabilitation Sciences (Master of Science) - Online
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    California: 250 University Ave,, California PA 15419
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  • Grand Canyon University

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    • M.S. in Mental Health and Wellness with Emphasis in Grief and Bereavement
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  • Fremont College

    Fremont College traces its roots to Platt College’s founding in St. Joseph, Missouri, in 1879, and the Southern California branch campus was established in 1986.
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    • Diploma - Massage

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  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

    Pursue a certificate, master, or doctorate degree in Psychology at The Chicago School for Professional Psychology
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    • M.A. Clinical Mental Health Counseling
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    • MS - Mental Health Counseling (CACREP-accredited)

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    • Doctor of Education: Community Care & Counseling: Marriage & Family
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    Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.
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    • Certificate in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
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    Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

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    • Health Psychology - PhD of Psychology
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    • B.S. in Human Services / Counseling
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    Location:
    Waterbury: 800 Country Club Rd. P.O. Box 2540, Waterbury CT 06723
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