Eligibility: Students are eligible to apply to the program if they are:
- A graduate of a Respiratory Care Program with the Certified Respiratory Therapist
(CRT) or Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential from the National Board
for Respiratory Care.
- A high school graduate with:
- GPA > 2.5
- 3 credit hours of college English earning a grade of "C" or better OR a Compass test score > 75 in reading placement and Compass test score > 70 in writing placement test
- 3 credit hours of college math earning a grade of "C" or better that was taken in the last 7 years; OR, one year of high school math earning a grade of "C" or better that is not more than 7 years after high school graduation; OR, Compass math placement test score > 45 that is not more than 7 years old
- 3 hours of college credit in the social or behavioral sciences earning a grade of "C" or better
- e. 4 hours in college biology credit (with lab) earning a grade of "C" or better that was taken in the last 7 years; OR, one year of high school biology with a grade of "C" or better that is not more than 7 years after high school graduation
- A graduate of a Respiratory Care Program with the Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) or Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential from the National Board for Respiratory Care.
Are there any other program requirements I should be aware of?
Yes, all students will need to complete the following:
(Students will be expected to pay for and comply with these requirements.)
- Statement of Health: Please refer to the College's health requirements. Students are responsible for their own medical care.
- Health Insurance: All students are required to present proof of valid health insurance.
- Drug Testing: All students will be expected to take and pass a drug test. Failure to pass a drug test results in immediate dismissal from the program.
- Criminal background check: All students will be expected to submit to a criminal background check. Applicants should be aware that a history of criminal conviction(s) could interfere with a student's ability to attend clinical training. Inability to attend clinical training will result in dismissal from the program. Not all criminal activity places the student at risk; discuss concerns with the program faculty if this applies to you.
- Transportation: Students are required to have access to reliable transportation in order to attend training at geographically diverse clinical sites.
- Rules, regulations and procedures: Students are expected to comply with the rules, regulations, and procedures of College of DuPage and affiliated clinical training centers. Noncompliance with rules, regulations and procedures is a basis for student dismissal from the Polysomnography certificate program. The rules can be found here.
If you are interested in learning more about this program, please
- Attend an advising session
- Visit a Health Career Program Advisor by calling (630) 942-2259 to make an appointment.
- For information or general inquiries, please send an email to email@example.com. (Please use above phone number only to schedule an appointment. Do not send an appointment request to this email).
- Attend an advising session
Feedback/compliments/concerns regarding this Health Science Program. For general inquiries, please use contact information listed above.
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