Respiratory Therapy, BS (Online)

The Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy gives you training to deliver the hands-on care that helps people recover from a wide range of respiratory conditions. Whenever breathing is an issue, respiratory therapists are there. RTs work in hospitals giving breathing treatments to patients with respiratory conditions, intensive care units managing ventilators, emergency rooms delivering lifesaving treatments, newborn and pediatric units helping kids with conditions ranging from premature birth to cystic fibrosis, operating rooms working with anesthesiologists to monitor patients’ breathing during surgery, and patients’ homes providing regular checkups to help ensure patients have what they need in order to stay out of the hospital.

Alumni Outcomes

Curious about what Dalton State alumni do in their field? Here’s an overview.

Career Opportunities for Respiratory Therapy graduates

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist, RRT
  • Adult Critical Care Specialty, ACCS
  • Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist, RPFT
  • Neonatal/Pediatric Respiratory Care Specialist, NPS
  • Sleep Disorders Testing and Therapeutic Intervention Respiratory Care Specialist, SDS
  • Home Care RRT

Median Salary for Dalton State Respiratory Therapy Graduates Working in Georgia

Alumni Stories

Respiratory Program Recognized for Ongoing Success

Note: This file photo was taken in spring semester before suspending face-to-face courses due to the pandemic. Dalton State’s respiratory therapy program was recently recognized for its continued success and commitment to providing students real-world experience. For the seventh year in a row, the program earned the Distinguished RRT Credentialing Success Award, a designation received by […]

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