Approximately 20 students will be admitted to the Respiratory Care program each fall semester. The application deadline for the Respiratory Care program is March 15. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all admission materials are submitted by the deadline and that all admission requirements have been met.
- Grade of C or better in BIO 110 or transfer credit equivalent to BIO 110.
- Grade of C or better in BIO 245 or equivalent (completed within the last 10 years).
- Grade of C or better in BIO 246 or equivalent (completed within the last 10 years).
Note: Applicants who have completed the additional general education courses listed below will earn extra points toward their admission score.
- Grade of C or better in ENG 101 or equivalent.
- Grade of C or better in ENG 102 or equivalent.
- Grade of C or better in PSY 100 or equivalent.
- Grade of C or better in HUM 216 or equivalent.
- Apply with ECC - how to apply.
- Official high school transcripts, GED scores, or equivalent from the country of origin.
- Official college transcripts from other colleges attended.
- Complete and submit health professions application.
- Applicants must be legal residents of Community College District 509. Working in District 509 does not meet this requirement. International students on an F-1 visa are not eligible to apply to the Respiratory Care program.
- Students must achieve a grade of C or better in all respiratory care and general education courses. Students must provide their own uniforms and transportation to and from all clinical sites.
- Students must submit medical forms and required titers and immunizations, proof of health insurance, American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS) CPR certification, and complete drug testing and criminal background checks through the CastleBranch system within 45 days before starting the Respiratory Care program.
- Students demonstrating a positive drug test or background check will be denied admission to the Respiratory Care program.
- Students demonstrating a positive drug test or background check while enrolled in the Respiratory Care program will be dismissed from the program.
Tuition and fee information.
ECC is pursuing accreditation for the Respiratory Care program through the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).