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We highly encourage students to attend an information session to learn more about the program and profession. Information sessions are open to the public and prior registration is not required. A current listing of information sessions will be posted on the Respiratory Care home page.
Jeanna Hunt | Program Director | Jeanna.Hunt@mhcc.edu
Please note that program faculty are not available when the program is not in session.
The Academic Advising and Transfer Center (AATC) offers several academic advising services. Academic Advisers help students:
- Understand information about requirements for MHCC programs and degrees.
- Evaluating (unofficial) course work from MHCC and other Colleges and universities
- Plan course schedules to meet personal needs and program prerequisite requirements.
- Identify MHCC courses that meet degree requirements at MHCC and at four-year colleges throughout the state.
Advising.Questions@mhcc.edu | 503-491-7315
Students may qualify for financial aid and are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available online at fafsa.ed.gov. This application includes grants, loans, and work study. Information about financial aid, including instructions for completing the FAFSA, is posted on the MHCC Financial Aid webpage.
Scholarships are also available.
To avoid missing financial aid deadlines and opportunities, it is recommended that the FAFSA be completed on October 1 for the following academic year or at the time of program application. Financial aid inquiries may be directed to FinAid.Mail@mhcc.edu.
Admissions, Registration, and Records
The Respiratory Care program is a restricted entry program. If you have questions regarding admission requirements and procedures, please email the Admissions Evaluator at LRadmissions@mhcc.edu.
Questions about the program, curriculum, or profession should be directed to the Program Faculty.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA & ADAAA) and Rehabilitation Act Information
Mt. Hood Community College does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admissions or access to its programs, services and activities. If you have a disability and need accommodations, auxiliary aides, or services, please contact Accessible Education Services at (503)-491‐6923 or email@example.com. Individuals are not required to disclose disability in the admissions process. Disability Services staff can provide assistance and guidance during the application process if you have any questions. Individuals with disabilities are required to meet the essential functions of the curriculum and program with reasonable accommodations.
Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
The College shall comply with all local, state and federal laws related to equal opportunity and affirmative action in its employment practices, services, programs and activities. The College is committed to providing an inclusive environment and equal opportunity to all persons and prohibits all forms of discrimination based on age, gender, race, color, religion, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran’s status, familial relationship, expunged juvenile record, or other status or characteristic protected by law, or association with individuals in such protected status or characteristic.
The College promotes non‐discrimination by maintaining a respectful working and learning environment free of all forms of discrimination and harassment. It is against district policy for any manager, supervisor, faculty, staff or student to engage in discrimination of any member of the College community based on race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, marital status, disability or sexual orientation. The College shall comply with all local, state and federal laws with regard to nondiscrimination.
If you are a veteran, member of the Reserves or National Guard and plan to take classes, you may be eligible for educational benefits through the Department of Veterans' Affairs or Oregon Department of Veteran Affairs. Benefits may also be available to eligible spouses and/or children of veterans.
The Mt. Hood Community College Respiratory Care program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care, 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, Texas 76021-4244. The phone number for CoARC is 817-283-2835.
Programmatic outcomes are performance indicators that reflect the extent to which the goals of the program are achieved and by which program effectiveness is documented. Programmatic outcomes data reported on the CoARC website include:
period being reported;
CRT credentialing success;
RRT credentialing success;
Achievement of the high cut score on the TMC Exam (beginning 2018);
Overall Graduate Satisfaction;
Overall Employer Satisfaction;
On-time Graduation Rate;
Total number of program enrollees;
Total number of program graduates;
Maximum Annual Enrollment.”