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Department of Respiratory Care

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Why Respiratory Care at Texas State University?

Diverse Program Opportunities

Along our holistic degree paths, you’ll explore a variety of specialties — such as neonatal intensive care, sleep labs and surgical units — while getting a well-rounded education. You’ll learn the skills to work with people and perform in the lab.

Career Outcomes

Whether your goal is to serve patients, manage a clinic or conduct research, at Texas State you’ll be prepared to succeed in your field. A degree in respiratory care can take you into clinical practice, healthcare leadership, medical equipment development, patient education and more.

Our Faculty

Faculty in the Respiratory Care Department are internationally recognized leaders. They conduct research into topics such as sleep disorders, ventilator machines, flow dynamics of the upper airways, leadership and learning styles and clinical best practices.


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