Prospective Students need to do the following:
Other requirements are successful completion of the prerequisites for admission. Preference is given to students with the highest grades in these courses listed next .
For information about the respiratory care profession watch the video, “Life & Breath” and visit the website for American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC) , our national professional organization and the Florida Society for Respiratory Care (FSRC), our state society.
Shadowing is a mandatory component of the application process. During the interview with the program manager, affiliate hospital contacts and information will be given to arrange shadowing experience.
Regarding Licensure: If you have a criminal record the state may refuse to grant you a license. You need to contact the Florida Board for Respiratory Care.Also HCC may deny your application to any health program including Respiratory Care.