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Program Information

School:New Brunswick Community College
Faculty:Saint John Campus
Field of Study:Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Description:If you work well under pressure and have a desire to save lives, our three-year Respiratory Therapy program prepares you for work in a hospital or clinical environment. Be ready to assist physicians with the diagnosis, treatment and care of patients with breathing disorders or cardiovascular problems. Respiratory Therapists treat all types of patients, from premature infants with underdeveloped lungs to elderly patients with lung disease. They provide treatment and manage care for patients with chronic asthma or emphysema, as well as emergency care to victims of heart attack, stroke, drowning or shock. As a graduate, you may apply to write the Canadian Board for Respiratory Care (CBRC) national entry to practice examination.
URL:Respiratory Therapy at New Brunswick Community College
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $3,250
National: $3,250
International: $9,100

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Careers:Respiratory Therapists

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 Precalculus  or  Grade12 Geometry and Applications 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Physics  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Science 

High School Diploma or Adult High School Diploma or GED Diploma of High School Equivalency Pre-calculus 110 or Geometry and Applications in Mathematics 112 and Functions and Relations 112 Total of three (3) sciences, including at least two (2) from the following: Biology 112 or 122 Chemistry 112 or 122 Physics 112 or 122

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 10, 2018