Respiratory Therapists

(NOC 3214)


To be a medical technologist or technician, you must have a high school diploma and specialized training. You usually need a college program or a bachelor's degree and supervised practical or clinical training. All medical radiation technologists require a bahelor's degree as of January 1, 2005. You may need registration or certification within a professional association. You may need a licence in the province/territory where you'll work. Most recent entrants have a trade/vocational certificate or community college diploma, and almost 3 in 10 have an undergraduate university degree.

Degrees Associated with This Career

High School Diploma

Useful Experience/Skills

Multidisciplinary teamwork
Business procedures
Interpersonal skills

Useful Secondary School Subjects


Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Respiratory Therapy Diploma
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Respiratory Therapy Diploma; Advanced
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University of New Brunswick - Saint John
Saint John, New Brunswick, CA

Related Program(s):
Respiratory Therapy Bachelor
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Canadore College
North Bay, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Respiratory Therapy Diploma; Co-op; Advanced
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Liberty University
Lynchburg, Virginia, US

Related Program(s):
Respiratory Therapy Bachelor
Respiratory Therapy - RRT to BSRT Bachelor; Online
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Modified on April 02, 2015