The Respiratory Care Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and in compliance with the essentials and standards of the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). Graduates of this two-year A.A.S. Degree program are eligible to sit for the National Board for Respiratory Care Entry Level Examination (CRT) and the Advanced Level Examination (RRT) for Respiratory Care Practitioners. Upon successful completion of these examinations, the graduate will be awarded the CRT and the RRT credential respectively. Students planning to transfer to a university-based Respiratory Care Program for a B.S. in Respiratory Care should complete, Biology 2401 and Biology 2402 in lieu of the published A.A.S. prerequisite courses.