Respiratory Care

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Completion of the Pre-Respiratory Care Certificate or Pre-Health Care Certificate with a 2.5 GPA or higher.

In addition to the college’s placement test and the admissions requirements of the Health Sciences department, specific eligibility and admissions criteria to the Respiratory Care program are:

      Pre-application considerations:

           •     High school diploma or equivalent

           •    High school or college credits in mathematics/science (algebra, chemistry, physics or biology) recommended

        Acceptable eligibility criteria (one or more of the following):

            •  TEAS V for AH (September 2014 - Present): 60 total percent (reading 70 percent, mathematics 68 percent, science 47 percent) and MTC writing sample score of 30; and a minimum grade of “B” on the first attempt in BIO 112 or in an equivalent course; or

            •  HOBET V (May 2012 – September 2014): 60 total percent (reading 70 percent, mathematics 68 percent, science 47 percent) and MTC writing sample score of 30; and a minimum grade of “B” on the first attempt in BIO 112 or in an equivalent course; or

            •  SAT 910 (minimum critical reading 430, mathematics 480) and MTC writing sample score of 30; and a minimum grade of “B” on the first attempt in BIO 112 or in an equivalent course; or

            •  ACT 19 (minimum verbal 18 and mathematics 23) and MTC writing sample score of 30; and a minimum grade of “B” on the first attempt in BIO 112 or in an equivalent course; or

            •  Successful completion of the Pre-Respiratory Care or of the Pre-Health Care certificate with a 2.5 GPA and “C” or higher in each course; and a minimum grade of “B” on the first attempt in BIO 112 or in an equivalent course; or

            •  Associate degree or higher and a minimum grade of “B” on the first attempt in BIO 112 or in an equivalent course.

OTHER ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
           •  Hospital observation as notified by the Admissions Office.

            •  Successful program interview scheduled after completion of the hospital observation

            •  Health form completed and turned in prior to start of first semester of classes

            •  Acceptable criminal background check and drug screening results

            •  First Aid and CPR Certification      

           •  Emotional and physical ability to carry out normal activities of respiratory care as determined by   physical examination by physician and completion of personal health history.  Applicant must have all sensory abilities necessary to perform safe and effective patient care as evaluated by the Program Director.

           • All Prerequisite courses must be completed prior to Admission to the Program.

Individual evaluations may be given to applicants who do not meet all of the above criteria.  Students must have a clinical observation before being interviewed.

MERIT ADMISSIONS

       A Merit Admission opportunity is available for highly qualified applicants.  Click here for information.

 PLACEMENT TEST SCORES REQUIRED TO ENROLL IN CURRICULUM COURSES:

MTC ASSET SCORES
(FOR COLLEGE PLACEMENT ONLY)
RDG 40
MAT NUM-40 EALG-48 IALG-40
ENG WSAMP 30

 

COMPASS SCORES
(FOR COLLEGE PLACEMENT ONLY)
Reading Skills: RS 80
Pre-Algebra Skills: PRE-ALG 44
Algebra Skills: ALG 76
ENG WSAMP 30

Students must earn a minimum grade of “B” on the first attempt in BIO 112 or an equivalent course.

For more information call us at (803) 822-3437 or e-mail us at jacksone@midlandstech.edu and get started in the field of Respiratory Care.