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Health Technology Programs

Respiratory Therapy

Marion Technical College and Rhodes State College have entered into a health care partnership in order to offer an associate degree in Respiratory Care to MTC students . This consortium allows MTC students to take general education courses at MTC, and a blend of respiratory technology courses from Rhodes State. The plan allows for Clinical experiences available close to Marion.

A very important aspect of the Respiratory Care program is that these seats are reserved for qualified MTC students or individuals living in MTC's service area. To learn more about the Northwest Ohio Health Technologies Education Consortium and Rhodes State visit:

Mission Statement:

The Respiratory Care Program exists to prepare students as competent advanced level respiratory therapists within a learning-centered environment so that the development of critical thinking, an appreciation of global diversity and the capacity for life-learning occurs.

Career Opportunities:

To view the Career Opportunities for Respiratory Therapy click here.

Technical Standards:

All applicants accepted to Rhodes State College must be able to meet the technical standards of the program of study for which they enroll. Students are asked to review the standards and to sign a form certifying that they have read, understand, and are able to meet the standards listed here.

Upon completion of the Respiratory Care Program at Rhodes State College, graduates are eligible to sit for the national board exams to become a licensed Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT).


This program is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC), and the Commission on Accreditation of Health Technologies Education Programs (CAAHEP). Inquiries regarding accreditation should be directed to:
The Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC),1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, TX 76021 (800-874-5615)

The program has been accredited since its inception in 1980.

Information subject to change without notice

Qualification Requirements:

In addition to the general admission requirements for all students, the following specific requirements have been established for Respiratory Care applicants, click here to view these requirements.

To get started in this Medical Sciences Program, contact the MTC Office of Admissions for an appointment, by e-mail at or by phone at 740-389-4636, extension 334.

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1467 Mount Vernon Ave.
Marion, Ohio 43302

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