St. Clair College

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Respiratory Therapy

St. Clair College

Faculty:School of Health Sciences
Field of Study:Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,161

Tuition Fees for Fall 2022/Winter 2023.

Careers:Respiratory Therapists


This program develops the student’s cognitive, effective and psychomotor skills as described in the goals and outcomes of the National Competency Framework for Respiratory Therapy in order to perform as an entry-level Respiratory Therapist. Competency is acquired through didactic learning and performance assessment in the laboratory and clinical setting. The curriculum addresses analysis and problem solving, patient assessment/diagnostics/intervention, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and more - all built on strong foundational theory and learning. Program graduates must meet the requirements of the jurisdiction in which they wish to practice.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •   Biology 
  •   Chemistry 
  •   Physics 
An OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level plus successful completion of: Grade 12 English - ENG4U, ENG4C, EAE4C or EAE4U, Grade 12 Math (C) or (U), Senior Level Physics (C) or (U), Senior Level Biology (C) or (U), Senior Level Chemistry (C) or (U); OR the Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees certificate or equivalent courses from the Academic and Career Entrance program.
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 78] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or DuoLingo [min. 100] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0]
Application Notes : English proficiency requirement: TOEFL iBT 78 with no band lower than 20, or PBT score of 550, or CBT score of 213 / IELTS 6.0 with no band lower than 5.5, Duolingo score of 100.
Additional Admission Requirements:
    For a full list of requirements, please visit the website.

    * 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 April 25, 2023