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Respiratory Care - After Graduation

After you graduate from this program, you can apply for entry into several Bachelor of Science in respiratory care completion programs. Completing the program and attaining the appropriate national credential prepares you for career opportunities in hospitals, clinics, sub-acute care facilities, transport, and technical support agencies.

Future Careers

MHCC Career Coaches are here to help you explore your career options after graduation. Below are a few common paths graduates can pursue.

Respiratory Therapists

Assess, treat, and care for patients with breathing disorders. Assume primary responsibility for all respiratory care modalities, including the supervision of respiratory therapy technicians. Initiate and conduct therapeutic procedures; maintain patient records; and select, assemble, check, and operate equipment.

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