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Admission Criteria


AS in Respiratory Care


August 2020 Application Criteria:

  • Successful completion of BSC 2085, BSC 2085L, CHM 1032 or higher, ENC 1101 or higher, college level math such as MAC 1105 or MGF1106,  RET1024.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 in the six (6) general education courses.
  • Prior to admission, each student is required to successfully complete a drug screening. Please be advised that certain over-the-counter supplements and alternative medicinal products, including but not limited to CBD, THC, Cannabinoid, and Cannabinoid Oil may trigger a positive result, and consequently, the student will not be able to be admitted to the Health Science program. A second drug tested sample is not allowed per Broward College Admissions Procedure A6Hx2-5.01. The links are provided below.

Application Period:      March 1st  to June 3rd


Admission Selection Criteria:

  • Applicants are selected based on the GPA in the following courses: BSC 2085, BSC 2085L, CHM 1032 or higher, ENC 1101 or higher, college level math, and RET 1024.
  • ​In the event of a tie, overall GPA will be used as the tie breaker.
  • Due to enrollment limitations, meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee admission. If you are not offered admission, you will need to reapply during the next appropriate application acceptance period.


Additional Information:​

For the August 2019 Respiratory Care program, students who were admitted had GPAs of 2.8 to 4.0.



Additional programmatic admissions criteria can be reviewed at Health Science Admissions site.


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