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School Of Health Technology And Management
Respiratory Care
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Why Study Respiratory Care?

Respiratory therapists are health care practitioners who are highly-skilled individuals who think critically while treating patients with breathing difficulties due to respiratory and cardiovascular problems. Respiratory therapists work with newborns to the elderly and they have diverse career opportunities, from education, management, therapy, and sales. This program's multi-competent education, and over 1000 hours of clinical experience, will provide you with the knowledge, skills, professionalism, and hands-on experience that will help you begin your career in the respiratory therapy field. Our graduates are employed as respiratory therapists in hospitals working in units such as burn, cardiovascular, emergency room, medical, neonatal, pediatric and surgical. They are also employed in cardiovascular technology, rehabilitation facilities, pulmonary diagnostics, skilled nursing homes and sleep study laboratories.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Polysomnographic Technology
  • Pulmonary Diagnostic Testing
  • Neonatal/Pediatric Care
  • Cardiac Physiology Monitoring

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Intro to Respiratory Care
  • Integrative System Physiology
  • Regional Human Anatomy
  • Pathology

ADMISSION INFO:

The Respiratory Care Program at Stony Brook University utilizes the online application system “Apply Yourself.” Before starting the application process, please review the General Considerations and Requirements. Application deadline is March 1.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  • Registered Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Midwife

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • NYU Langone Hospital
  • NY Presbyterian Hospital
  • Long Island Community Hospital
  • KA Recruiting

Related Majors

Interested in this Major?

School of Health Technology and Management

Chair: Annette B. Wysock

Office: Health Sciences Center, Level 2, Room 400

Phone: (631) 444-2252

School Of Health Technology And Management
Respiratory Care
Back to all Programs

Why Study Respiratory Care?

Respiratory therapists are health care practitioners who are highly-skilled individuals who think critically while treating patients with breathing difficulties due to respiratory and cardiovascular problems. Respiratory therapists work with newborns to the elderly and they have diverse career opportunities, from education, management, therapy, and sales. This program's multi-competent education, and over 1000 hours of clinical experience, will provide you with the knowledge, skills, professionalism, and hands-on experience that will help you begin your career in the respiratory therapy field. Our graduates are employed as respiratory therapists in hospitals working in units such as burn, cardiovascular, emergency room, medical, neonatal, pediatric and surgical. They are also employed in cardiovascular technology, rehabilitation facilities, pulmonary diagnostics, skilled nursing homes and sleep study laboratories.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Polysomnographic Technology
  • Pulmonary Diagnostic Testing
  • Neonatal/Pediatric Care
  • Cardiac Physiology Monitoring

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Intro to Respiratory Care
  • Integrative System Physiology
  • Regional Human Anatomy
  • Pathology

ADMISSION INFO:

The Respiratory Care Program at Stony Brook University utilizes the online application system “Apply Yourself.” Before starting the application process, please review the General Considerations and Requirements. Application deadline is March 1.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  • Registered Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Midwife

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • NYU Langone Hospital
  • NY Presbyterian Hospital
  • Long Island Community Hospital
  • KA Recruiting

Related Majors

Interested in this Major?

School of Health Technology and Management

Chair: Annette B. Wysock

Office: Health Sciences Center, Level 2, Room 400

Phone: (631) 444-2252

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