Respiratory therapists are a critical part of lifesaving teams, from emergency rooms to ICUs to medical/surgical units. This high-demand field offers a variety of career options, good pay, flexible work schedules and opportunities for growth. Find your calling as a respiratory therapist and be the lifesaver someone is counting on. 

Program Highlights

BS in Respiratory Therapy at Cabarrus College
  • The only hospital-based Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy program in NC
  • Three-year accelerated program (the only one in NC) includes summer attendance and helps you graduate and start working as soon as possible
  • Low 7:1 student-to-faculty ratio and small classes allow for individualized instruction
  • High-demand field with plentiful, well-paying jobs and flexible schedules
  • Offers a wide variety of career options in adult, pediatric and neonatal respiratory care
  • Growing profession with excellent opportunities for advancement
  • Program offering online/hybrid classes and scheduling designed to facilitate part-time employment, if desired, while earning your degree
  • Affiliated with Atrium Health:
    • Preferred access to Atrium Health clinical sites
    • Learn from the region’s most experienced healthcare professionals
    • Access to leading-edge technology
    • Pipeline to jobs in one of the country’s largest healthcare systems