Respiratory Therapy Program at Georgia State University

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Respiratory Therapy Program

A respiratory therapy degree program at Georgia State University offers students instruction in assisting and administering respiratory care procedures for patients and developing respiratory care plans under the supervision of physicians. In addition, students learn to supervise personnel, operate equipment, and maintain accurate records while consulting with other healthcare professionals. Students that graduate from the respiratory therapy degree program will have full knowledge in subjects like pathology of the respiratory system, clinical medicine, and therapeutic procedures, and be able to employ this knowledge to help respiratory patients. Get more details below including other Georgia colleges that offer respiratory therapy program.

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Students Enrolled in the Respiratory Therapy Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Georgia State University offers a bachelor's degree program in respiratory therapy.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male9
Female17

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian3
Black12
Hispanic4
White4
Non Resident Alien3

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Respiratory Therapy program at Georgia State University, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.

Respiratory Therapists

Description

Assess, treat, and care for patients with breathing disorders. Assume primary responsibility for all respiratory care modalities, including the supervision of respiratory therapy technicians. Initiate and conduct therapeutic procedures; maintain patient records; and select, assemble, check, and operate equipment.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, respiratory therapists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 12.3% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA
    • Total Employment: 1
    • Average Hourly Rate: $26.73
    • Average Annual Salary: $55600

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

Description

Provide respiratory care under the direction of respiratory therapists and physicians.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, respiratory therapy technicians employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -19.2% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA
    • Average Hourly Rate: $16.50
    • Average Annual Salary: $34330

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Respiratory Therapy Programs in Georgia

Respiratory Therapy programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville, GA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cardiovascular Technology (A)
  • Emergency Medical Technology (A)
  • Respiratory Therapy (A)
  • Surgical Technologist (A)

Southern Crescent Technical College

Griffin, GA
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College
  • 18 students completed this program

Programs

  • Electrocardiograph Technology (A)
  • Emergency Medical Technology (A)
  • Respiratory Therapy (A)
  • Surgical Technologist (A)

Georgia Northwestern Technical College

Rome, GA
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cardiovascular Technology (A)
  • Emergency Medical Technology (A)
  • Medical Radiologic Technology (A)
  • Respiratory Therapy (A)

Columbus Technical College

Columbus, GA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 12 students completed this program

Programs

  • Respiratory Therapy (A)
  • Surgical Technologist (A)
  • Ultrasound Technician (A)
  • Radiologic Technology (A)

Oconee Fall Line Technical College

Sandersville, GA
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College

Programs

  • Emergency Medical Technology (A)
  • Respiratory Therapy (A)
  • Radiologic Technology (A)

Augusta Technical College

Augusta, GA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 13 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cardiovascular Technology (A)
  • Emergency Medical Technology (A)
  • Respiratory Therapy (A)
  • Surgical Technologist (A)

Darton College

Albany, GA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 19 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cardiovascular Technology (A)
  • Emergency Medical Technology (A)
  • Respiratory Therapy (A)
  • Ultrasound Technician (A)

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

Valdosta, GA
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College

Programs

  • Emergency Medical Technology (A)
  • Respiratory Therapy (A)
  • Surgical Technologist (A)
  • Radiologic Technology (A)

Armstrong Atlantic State University

Savannah, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 26 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Radiologic Technology (B)
  • Respiratory Therapy (B)
  • Athletic Training (B)

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