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Respiratory Therapy

Respiratory Therapy Program Outcomes

The National Board Exam for Respiratory Therapy graduates is the Therapist Multiple Choice exam.  Graduates can pass this exam at two levels:  As a Certified Respiratory Therapist or as a Registered Respiratory Therapist. However, the goal of all Respiratory Therapy programs is to prepare students to pass at the Registry level.  Exam pass rates at the registry level and program outcome data for a three year average are as follows: 

SCCC Respiratory Therapy graduates data from 2020-2022 demonstrate a Therapist Multiple Choice exam High Cut Score rate of 76% with a Registered Respiratory Therapist exam pass rate of 56% (60% threshold).

The data from 2020-2022 demonstrates program student retention is an average of 67% (Outcome threshold is 70%).  Additionally, the data demonstrates an average job placement rate of 88% (Outcome threshold is 70%) by employment in the field, a closely related field, or by continuing their education within one year of graduation.

Respiratory Therapy graduates data demonstrates a 100% satisfaction (Outcome threshold is 80%) with the SCCC Respiratory Therapy Program and earn 95% employer satisfaction rate (Outcome threshold is 80%).