School of Health Professions

Careers in Respiratory Therapy

Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care

Our recent graduates have found employment across the country including at Mission Trails Baptist, Children's Hospital of San Antonio, North Central Baptist Hospital, Texas Children's Hospital, Johns Hopkins Hospital, and Dallas Children's hospitals. 

Our students participate in internships that often lead to offers of employment prior to graduation.

Respiratory care is one of the fastest-growing health professions in the country. The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics has projected growth in the number needed for the period 2020-2030 at more than 23 percent (much faster than average).

According to the American Association for Respiratory Care, the average salary for respiratory therapists is more than $62,000 per year.

Learn why Texas needs more RTs

Interested in learning more about the respiratory care profession? Explore the following links: