The Respiratory Therapy program will be closing as of August 1st, 2018.
- To provide students with educational opportunities in respiratory therapy which will benefit them professionally as graduates and will prepare them to positively impact the medical community locally, regionally, and nationally.
- To prepare graduates with demonstrated competence in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains of respiratory care practice as performed by registered respiratory therapists (RRTs).
- To serve as an intellectual and economic resource to the community and beyond by providing professional, skilled respiratory therapy graduates who are competent to practice respiratory therapy locally, regionally, and nationally.
- To prepare students to function as leaders in the field of respiratory therapy in order to provide employers, physicians, and the public a valuable, professional and competent health care resource.