Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences
Waters College of Health Professions

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*located on the Armstrong Campus

Traits

A respiratory therapist must be able to work independently under minimal supervision, have strong mechanical aptitudes, be a firm decision-maker and creative problem-solver, work well with diverse people of all ages, and have good verbal and written communication skills.

Academics: Respiratory Therapists complete four years of education leading to a bachelor’s degree. Graduation from a program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care is required for certification and registry.

Professional Organizations

The Georgia Southern Respiratory Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
1248 Harwood Road
Bedford, TX  76021-4244
​Phone: 817-283-2835

Last updated: 5/14/2019

Georgia Southern University Armstrong Campus 

Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences Dept # 4901
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419