Are you a problem-solver who’s also compassionate, sensitive and personable? Are you ready for a fast-growing health career?
If so, take a look at El Centro’s Respiratory Care Program.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, health-related occupations will add the most new jobs to the economy – nearly one-third of the total increase – through 2024. Fourteen of the top 20 fastest-growing jobs listed by CareerOneStop are in health care occupations.
CareerOneStop projects positions for respiratory care technicians to increase by 31 percent through the coming decade. Respiratory therapists rank 11th of its top 100 fastest-growing jobs requiring at least an associate degree.
Respiratory therapists are listed as a targeted occupation in Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas’ 2017 top local job openings, showing 1,600 job openings.
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El Centro College
El Centro College is the only college in DCCCD to offer the Respiratory Care program with the
Program graduates may sit for the entry-level certified respiratory therapist credentialing exam and the advanced practitioners’ registered respiratory therapist exam offered by the National Board of Respiratory Care.
This program may lead to an occupational license for which a prior criminal history may make a student ineligible. For more information please visit dcccd.edu/hb1508.
Ready to take the first step toward your new career?