St. Augustine College is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The Respiratory Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (COARC).

This program is designed to meet the educational requirements for respiratory therapists in Illinois. If you intend to seek licensure outside of Illinois after finishing your program, use the link below to find information on the state or U.S. territory in which you intend to be licensed in order to identify whether SAC’s Respiratory Therapy program meets, does not meet, or if it has not been determined if it meets the educational requirements for licensure. If SAC’s program has not determined if it meets the educational requirements for licensure in the state in question, it may meet all or a portion of the educational requirements. If that is the case, we recommend that you contact the licensing agency directly before beginning the SAC program.

For more information, please contact Zbigniew Swiatkowski at ZSwiatkowski@staugustine.edu

This program meets the licensure requirements in all states except Alaska.  Licensure requirements has not been  determined in Alaska because licensure is not currently regulated.

State Respiratory Care Boards

National

Completion of St. Augustine College  CoArc -accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for the NBRC Therapist Multiple Choice (TMC) examination to qualify for the NBRC Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) credential. Students who achieve the high cut score on the TMC are eligible to apply for the Clinical Simulation Examination (CSE) to qualify for the NBRC Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential.

Alabama

Alaska

St. Augustine College has not determined whether completion of SAC’s CoArc -accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Alaska.

Arizona

Arkansas

California

St. Augustine College has not determined whether completion of SAC’s CoArc -accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in California.

Colorado

St. Augustine College has not determined whether completion of SAC’s CoArc -accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Colorado.

Connecticut

St. Augustine College has not determined whether completion of SAC’s CoArc -accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in  Connecticut.

Delaware

St. Augustine College has not determined whether completion of SAC’s CoArc -accredited Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Major meets educational requirements to apply for a Respiratory Care Professional license in Delaware.

District of Columbia

St. Augustine College has not determined whether completion of SAC’s CoArc