An Excellent Career Awaits You
Respiratory therapists work with advanced medical equipment such as mechanical ventilators that breathe for people who can't breathe on their own and also work with other devices that require a knowledge of technology. RTs understand how to apply high-tech devices in the care and treatment of patients, how to assess patients to ensure the treatments are working properly, and how to make the changes necessary to arrive at the best outcome for the patient.
The Respiratory Therapy (also called Respiratory Care) program is located on North Campus in Coconut Creek, Florida. Our full-time, two-year program is well-known among the local health care community for educating respiratory therapy's brightest minds. Join the hundreds of other former Respiratory Care graduates who have contributed to shaping our outstanding reputation for more than 40 years.
A Respiratory Therapy degree from Broward College leads you to:
- Earn a competitive salary with career growth opportunities
- Work in the growing health care industry
- Graduate in two years with an Associate of Science degree
- A guaranteed internship during the program
- Hands-on training with state-of-the-art equipment
- Very competitive tuition costs
A program with a high pass rates on national exams
Do you know how much you could earn in this field?
Respiratory Therapists in the South Florida area earn a average of $25.10 per hour with median starting salaries averaging $51,000. Job outlook and career growth is expected to remain high as aging populations increase.
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To see a comparison of all respiratory care program outcomes nationally visit: www.CoARC.com