Respiratory Care

Presently, College of DuPage offers combined CRT and RRT education for Respiratory Care Practitioners. The Respiratory Care program is an intensive, full-time, two-year program leading to an Associate in Applied Science degree. The program includes classroom instruction and clinical practice two days a week at local hospital affiliates.

Please note: This program requires a separate admission process in addition to acceptance to College of DuPage.

Program Accreditation

The two-year Respiratory Care program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).
Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
1248 Harwood Road
Bedford, TX 76021-4244
(815) 283-2835
www.coarc.com 

Videos

The College of DuPage "Road to Success" - Respiratory Care

 

Contact Information


If you are interested in learning more about this program, please

    1. Attend an advising session
                   and/or
    2. Visit a Health Career Program Advisor by calling (630) 942-2259 to make an appointment.
    3. For information or general inquiries, please send an email to healthcareadvising@cod.edu. (Please use above phone number only to schedule an appointment. Do not send an appointment request to this email).

Feedback/compliments/concerns regarding this Health Science Program. For general inquiries, please use contact information listed above.

3+1 Program

COD and Concordia University Chicago 3 + 1 Bachelor of Arts Degree in Healthcare Management for students with an AAS in Respiratory Care.

Spotlight

  • Chandrika Gopal

    Chandrika GopalRespiratory Care

    "The younger generation and older generation students were in absolute camaraderie. The diversity in the classroom and in the school made it a comfortable yet international experience. I'm happy to say I've made very good, diverse friendships."

    Read Spotlight
  • Naomi Jones

    Naomi JonesRespiratory Care

    "I would not have liked being in a class with 100-plus students. I needed that one-on-one attention. Besides that, COD helped me continue to work and go to school at the same time."

    Read Spotlight
  • Mark Puknaitis

    Mark PuknaitisRespiratory Care

    “I didn’t want to just work in acute care. I wanted the full-patient experience, and I like being in a hospital setting.

    Read Spotlight
Main Spotlight Page