University of Hartford
200 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

P: (860) 768-4823
F: (860) 768-5706

Director: Peter W. Kennedy

Contact: Peter W. Kennedy
P: (860) 768-4823
F: (860) 768-5706

Respiratory Therapy Program

Year Program Started: 1981

Max. Participants/Year: 18

Application Deadline: rolling admission

Program Timeframe: September - May

Academic Level Targeted: college

Racial/Ethnic Focus: any racial/ethnic group

Type of Program: education

Program Attributes: for credit, financial aid provided, counseling provided, mentors/advisors provided

Program Acceptance Requirements: matriculation at this school (must apply to University of Hartford), GPA/academic standing (minimum of 2.5 is required)

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: anatomy, biology, pathology

Additional Comments: Respiratory care is an allied health profession with emphasis on diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary diseases. Students receive education in anatomy, physiology, chemistry, therapeutics, and pharmacology. In addition to granting a Bachelor's degree, the program also grants a certificate of completion for the therapist program.