Classes resume Monday, March 30, fully online.Please visit
dcccd.edu/coronavirus for additional information and to
learn how to prepare for online classes.
Length of time is based on catalog degree plans. Prerequisites may be required, which are not included in this estimate. For most programs, full-time student status is assumed, a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester.
Cost is based on tuition rates for program hours and Dallas County residents. It does not include additional supplies, fees or books. Find out about financial aid.
Graduates can apply for the entry-level credentialing examination to become a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT). After CRT certification, graduates may apply for the advanced practitioner examination to become a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). Passing the entry-level examination enables the graduate to earn licensure as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) in the state of Texas.
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