According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, respiratory care is one of the nation’s fastest-growing allied health professions, with employment opportunities expected to grow faster than average (19 to 23 percent) through the year 2016 due to:
Idichandi Idicula, M.S., RRT, CPFT
Faculty and Respiratory Care Program Coordinator
El Centro College
To get started in the Respiratory Care Program, complete the admissions process at El Centro College.
When you meet with an academic advisor, mention your interest in the Respiratory Care Program so he or she can help you determine which courses you should take. If you are planning to earn an associate degree, please note that you must complete 25 percent of your degree requirements at El Centro College.