Missouri Respiratory Therapy Schools

About Respiratory Therapist Jobs

Having a steady job is one thing. Having a career where you can advance and have a long prosperous work experience is another. With the way the economy has been lately having a good steady job is of the utmost importance. If you have given some thought to a new career the field of medicine is a great place to start. Respiratory Therapy is a great field to get into. Respiratory Therapists are in high demand. It is estimated that the need for trained and certified Respiratory Therapists is going to increase by 19% over the next six years.

Educational and Certification Requirements for Respiratory Therapists

Respiratory Therapists need to have their Associate’s Degree along with the necessary certification in order to work in a hospital or other medical setting. An Associate’s Degree usually takes approximately two years to complete. If you work through the summer months you may be able to complete the program sooner.
While you are in school you will have to take a number of science classes as well as other classes that are specific to the area of study you are pursuing. If you are planning on working while you are going to school it might be important for you to find a school that offers classes in the evening or on the weekends. Make sure you ask all of these questions while you are going through the process of choosing a school.

Some of the classes that you will be required to take are listed below.

Pharmacology Human Anatomy
Microbiology Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Mathematics Respiratory Health Promotion
Chemistry Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Physics Disease Prevention
Therapeutic and Diagnostic Procedures and Tests

Respiratory Therapist Schools in Missouri (MO)

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Other Schools in Missouri that Offer Respiratory Therapy Training Programs

Cape Girardeau Career And Technology Center
1080 S. Silver Springs Rd.
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703-7511
Website: www.capectc.org

Concorde Career Colleges
3239 Broadway
Kansas City, MO 64111
Website: www.concorde.edu

Drury University
900 N.Benton
Springfield, MO 65802-3791
Website: www.drury.edu

East Central College
1964 Prairie Dell Rd
Union, MO 63084
Website: www.eastcentral.edu

Franklin Technology MSSU
3950 E. Newman Road
Joplin, MO 64801-1595
Website: www.franklintechjoplin.com

Hannibal Lagrange College
2800 Palmyra Rd
Hannibal, MO 63401-1999
Website: www.hlg.edu

Mineral Area College
5270 Flat River Road
Park Hills, MO 63601-1000
Website: www.mineralarea.edu

Missouri Southern State University
3950 E Newman Rd
Joplin, MO 64801-1595
Website: www.mssu.edu