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Respiratory Therapy, B.S.

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Additional Program Cost Estimates*

  • Compliance Requirement and Monitoring: $105 (background check, drug screen, clinical tracker) 
  • Identification Badges: $20 
  • Uniforms: $150 (prices may vary and are dependent upon student selection) 
  • Stethoscope: $65 (prices may vary and are dependent upon student selection) 
  • CPR Certification through the American Heart Association for Health Care Providers: $75 
  • Students are responsible for transportation required for clinical practice rotations.

Post-Graduation Credentialing Cost Estimates

National Board for Respiratory Care Exam fees for graduates: 

  • Therapist Multiple Choice (TMC) Credentialing Examination Fee: $190 
  • Clinical Simulation Examination (CSE) Credentialing Examination: Fee $200 

 *Costs are estimates and subject to change.


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Contact the Respiratory Therapy Program

For questions regarding admissions, contact Jamy Chulak, EdD, MS, RRT | Program Coordinator & Clinical Associate Professor

For questions regarding advising, please contact the CHHS Student Success Center at (910) 962-3208 or