Respiratory Care

Respiratory Care


C-SC offers a joint Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care program in partnership with Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing & Health Sciences. The program allows you to learn the skills needed to provide therapeutic and diagnostic services to patients with heart and lung disorders


  • Complete respiratory care pre-requisite courses and general education courses on one of the partner campuses.
  • Begin respiratory courses as well as clinical experiences on the Blessing-Rieman College Campus the sophomore year.
  • Practice skills at our Simulation Center.
  • Complete over 900 hours of hands-on clinical experiences

The Respiratory Care Program is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and provisionally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care.


Freshmen need:

  • 22 ACT/1100 SAT or higher, or pass the HESI Admissions Assessment (A2) exam
  • Minimum high school GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

Transfers need:

  • 22 ACT/1100 SAT or higher, or pass the HESI Admissions Assessment (A2) exam
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher
  • Support Course GPA of 2.7 or higher
  • Completion of the following pre-requisites: English Composition I, General Psychology, Anatomy & Physiology I and II, Microbiology, Chemistry, Ethics, Speech, Humanities (History, Literature, or Fine Art), College Algebra or Statistics.




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