Respiratory Therapy

Associate of Applied Science Degree: Respiratory Therapy Major
(Partnership Program awarded at Reynolds Community College)


Students gain the necessary knowledge and skills to treat, manage, and care for patients with breathing abnormalities, under the supervision of a physician.

Graduates are eligible to take exams for CRT (Certified Respiratory Therapist), minimum for state licensure, and RRT (Registered Respiratory Therapist) to become licensed respiratory therapists.

Respiratory Therapists

About the Program

Application Deadline for Respiratory Therapy at Reynolds CC is February 1.

Students complete general education courses at Blue Ridge Community College then apply to Reynolds Community College to complete remaining program requirements.

Program Information

See Reynolds Respiratory Therapy program page for complete program information and admission requirements.

Prospective Students

Students wanting to participate in the program through the BRCC partnership should complete the BRCC admissions process, indicating Health Sciences - Respiratory Therapy on the application.

Fill out the Interest Form or contact the BRCC Partnership Program Liaison.

Interest Form

Job Shadowing

Students may contact one of the program's clinical sites to request a 3-4 hour job shadowing opportunity to learn more about the respiratory therapy field and the program:

  • Sentara RMH
  • University of Virginia Hospital
  • Martha Jefferson Hospital