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Respiratory Therapy Application Process

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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All steps must be completed in the following order:

Step 1: Complete an on-line application for admission to University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College, including all required admissions documentation. Admission to the College does not constitute admission to the Respiratory Therapy program. Submit the following admissions documents:

  • High school or GED transcript (required even if a college transfer)
  • Official transcripts from all transferring colleges, if applicable
  • Proof of two immunizations against measles and rubella as mandated by Arkansas state law

Step 2: Current students should complete an online application for the Respiratory Therapy program.

Step 3: Schedule an advising appointment with Danah Beard, Program Director at [email protected] or call (501) 812-2357.

All of the above documentation should be submitted by March 15 of each year to allow sufficient time for applications to be processed.


Program Requirements

All applicants for the Respiratory Therapy Program must fully meet the following qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age by June 1 of the current year.
  • Completion of all 23 semester hours of the General Education prerequisite courses with a “C” or above.
  • A clear criminal background check and negative drug screen from a UA-PTC Respiratory Therapy Program APPROVED agency.
  • A physical examination to include a TB skin test and Hepatitis B vaccination.
  • Independently lift or move 70 pounds

** Applicants who have been previously accepted and/or enrolled two or more times in a CoARC accredited program will be denied admissions.