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Accreditation

The University of South Alabama offers a complete program in Cardiorespiratory Care leading to the Bachelor of Science degree. The curriculum provides a broad education in liberal arts and basic sciences and an in-depth study in respiratory therapy and non-invasive cardiovascular technology. Upon graduation students are eligible to sit for the National Board for Respiratory Care examinations for entry into practice.

The program in Cardiorespiratory Care is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (http://www.coarc.com/).

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
1248 Harwood Road
Bedford, Texas 76021-4244
(817) 283-2835

Student Outcomes

In compliance with CoARC requirements, the following student  outcomes are provided for the public. These data are self-reported by respiratory care programs to CoARC, and reflect the aggregate data for the three-year period being reported.

Year
Graduated
Enrolled
2011
23
20
2010
14
22
2009
6
24

Attrition 11%
Job Placement 95%
CRT Success 98%
RRT Success 56%

*You can visit the CoARC website for  further outcomes data from the Annual Report of Current Status: http://www.coarc.com/47.html