Respiratory Care

The Respiratory Care program at NDSU includes two or more years of academic coursework and a 15-month full-time professional-level internship at Sanford Medical Center Fargo, where students' class and clinical education is specifically applied to the practice of respiratory care.  Graduates are eligible to complete a series of national certifying exams leading to the registered respiratory therapist (RRT) credential.  

Visit the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) website for programmatic outcome data including:

  • CRT (entry-level) credentialing success
  • RRT (advanced-level) credentialing success
  • Attrition
  • Job Placement
  • Total number of program enrollees and graduates


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