B.Sc. On Campus

Respiratory Care

York College of Pennsylvania

48 months
19670 USD/year
19670 USD/year
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Respiratory Care practitioners are active in patient care. With a physician’s supervision, you’ll be at the heart of diagnosis, treatment, management, and preventative care in patients with cardiopulmonary problems. Learn more with the Respiratory Care program of York College of Pennsylvania.


Study respiratory care at a college that knows hands-on experience is the best way for you to learn. With our joint program with WellSpan York Hospital, you’ll get a combination of classroom, laboratory, and clinical work as you learn how to treat and manage emergency and chronic cardiopulmonary situations, such as heart failure, asthma, emphysema, premature birth and more.

Everyone from premature babies to the elderly have a need for respiratory care, leading to an ongoing demand for respiratory therapists; we have a strong record of job placement for our graduates. It’s a career with a lot of variety as well, as you can work anywhere from a hospital or rehabilitation center to retirement centers, patients’ homes, doctor’s offices and more. In the Respiratory Care program of York College of Pennsylvania you’ll be able to choose a specialty in your last year of clinical. The Baccalaureate of Science Respiratory Care Program at York College of Pennsylvania is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Basic Science for Respiratory Care 
  • Medical Terminology for Health Professions
  • Oxygen Therapy and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 
  • Bronchopulmonary Hygiene 
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Pulmonary Function Testing and Interpretation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National students - we have ongoing enrollment available right now


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for admission must be submitted online
  • Official Copy of Secondary School grade report (high school transcript) along with a certified English translation if needed
  • Evidence of English language proficiency (for Non-Native English speakers)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19670 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9835 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    19670 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9835 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for York

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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