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Respiratory Care Professional License Disclosure

College of DuPage is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), and is reporting this information in compliance with Standard 2.G.3. The Respiratory Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (COARC).

This program is designed to meet the educational requirements for respiratory therapists in Illinois. If you intend to seek licensure outside of Illinois after finishing your program, use the link below to find information on the state or U.S. territory in which you intend to be licensed in order to identify whether COD's Respiratory Therapy program meets, does not meet, or if it has not been determined if it meets the educational requirements for licensure. If COD's program has not determined if it meets the educational requirements for licensure in the state in question, it may meet all or a portion of the educational requirements. If that is the case, we recommend that you contact the licensing agency directly before beginning the COD program.

Please note that Licensure requirements has not been determined in Alaska because licensure is not currently regulated.

Please click the Respiratory Law Practice by State document to view each state licensure requirements.

National

American Association for Respiratory Care

Completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc -accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for the NBRC Therapist Multiple Choice (TMC) examination to qualify for the NBRC Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) credential. Students who achieve the high cut score on the TMC are eligible to apply for the Clinical Simulation Examination (CSE) to qualify for the NBRC Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential.

Alabama

Alabama State Board of Respiratory Therapy

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage's CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Alabama.

Alaska

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Alaska.

Arizona

Arizona State Board of Respiratory Care Examiners

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Arizona.

Arkansas

Arkansas State Medical Board

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Arkansas.

California

Respiratory Care Board of California

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in California.

Colorado

Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Colorado.

Connecticut

Connecticut State Department of Public Health

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Connecticut.

Delaware

Delaware Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Delaware.

District of Columbia

District of Columbia Health Department

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in the District of Columbia.

Florida

Florida Board of Respiratory Care

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Florida.

Georgia

Georgia Composite Medical Board

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Georgia.

Hawaii

Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs - Professional & Vocational Licensing

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Hawaii. 

Idaho

Idaho Respiratory Care Licensure Board

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Idaho.

Illinois

Illinois Respiratory Care Board

Completion of CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Illinois.

Indiana

Indiana Respiratory Care Committee

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Indiana.

Iowa

Iowa Board of Respiratory Care and Polysomnography

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Iowa.

Kansas

Kansas Board of Healing Arts

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Kansas.

Kentucky

Kentucky Board of Respiratory Care

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Kentucky. 

Louisiana

Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Louisiana. 

Maine

Maine Board of Respiratory Care Practitioners

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Maine.

Maryland

Maryland Board of Physicians

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Maryland. 

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Board of Respiratory Care

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Massachusetts.

Michigan

Michigan Board of Respiratory Care

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Michigan.

Minnesota

Minnesota Board of Medical Practice

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Minnesota.

Mississippi

Mississippi State Department of Health - Professional Licensure

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Mississippi. 

Missouri

Missouri Board for Respiratory Care

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Missouri. 

Montana

Montana Board of Respiratory Care Practitioners

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Montana.

Nebraska

Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services (Respiratory Care)

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Nebraska.

Nevada

Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Nevada.

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Office of Licensed Allied Health Professionals

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in New Hampshire. 

New Jersey

New Jersey State Board of Respiratory Care

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in New Jersey. 

New Mexico

New Mexico Respiratory Care Advisory Board

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in New Mexico. 

New York

New York State Board for Respiratory Therapy

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in New York. 

North Carolina

North Carolina Respiratory Care Board

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in North Carolina.

North Dakota

North Dakota State Board of Respiratory Care

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in North Dakota. 

Ohio

State Medical Board of Ohio

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Ohio. 

Oklahoma

Oklahoma Board of Medical Licensure

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Oklahoma.

Oregon

Oregon Health Licensing Office (Respiratory Therapist and Polysomnographic Technologist Licensing Board)

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Oregon. 

Pacific Territories

Pacific Territories Respiratory Care Professionals Board

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in the Pacific Territories. 

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Pennsylvania. 

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Examining Board for Respiratory Care

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Puerto Rico. 

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Department of Health (Respiratory Care Practitioners Board)

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Rhode Island. 

South Carolina

South Carolina Board of Medical Examiners

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in South Carolina. 

South Dakota

South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in South Dakota. 

Tennessee

Tennessee Board of Respiratory Care

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Tennessee. 

Texas

Texas Medical Board - Professional Licensing and Certification Unit

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Texas. 

Utah

Utah Division of Occupational & Professional Licensing (Respiratory Care Licensing Board)

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Utah. 

U.S. Virgin Islands

U.S. Virgin Islands Respiratory Care Professionals Board

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in the U.S. Virgin Islands. 

Vermont

Vermont Office of Professional Regulation

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Vermont. 

Virginia

Virginia Board of Medicine (Advisory Board on Respiratory Therapy)

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Virginia. 

Washington

Washington Department of Health (Respiratory Care Program)

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Washington. 

West Virginia

West Virginia Board of Respiratory Care

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in West Virginia. 

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Respiratory Care Practitioners Examining Council

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Wisconsin. 

Wyoming

Wyoming State Board for Respiratory Care

College of DuPage has not determined whether completion of College of DuPage’s CoArc accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Wyoming. 

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