May 27, 2021
The first class to earn the Master of Respiratory Care, Advanced Practice degree received their diplomas. Read more.
April 22, 2021
Last month, two Missouri community colleges became the first in the state to be to offer a four-year bachelor’s degree program.
February 24, 2021
We speak with AARC members about why a master's degree is something you should consider as a part of advancing your career.
November 24, 2020
Have you found yourself wanting to widen your career potential? We speak with member Megan Koster, about pursuing a master's degree.
December 18, 2019
What is the value of entering the respiratory therapy profession with a bachelor’s degree? We asked two AARC members to share their answers to this question. Opening a new door “My bachelor’s of science degree in biology was a valuable asset as I entered respiratory school,” said Mary Bina, MS, RRT, RRT-NPS. “As an undergraduate... Read more »
December 26, 2018
Tina Siddon, second from left, looks on as her students practice their RT skills in the lab.” Madisonville Community College in Madisonville, KY, is a great school that graduates competent respiratory therapists. Faculty are passionate about blending high expectations, student support, and innovative technology — including high fidelity interprofessional simulation — to create graduates who... Read more »
July 25, 2018
The AARC Career Pathways Committee explores ways to help move RTs along in their career through degree advancement programs. It focuses on helping students learn how to keep competitive and plan what to do after graduating from an associate’s degree. “Our committee has been looking at ways to highlight the importance of pursuing baccalaureate degrees... Read more »
June 13, 2018
Respiratory therapy students all across the country recently walked across the stage to accept their associate’s degree in respiratory care. Most of them are already in the workforce, learning the ropes at their first real jobs in the profession. For a growing number, though, the associate’s degree is just the first step in their education.... Read more »
May 23, 2018
As you plan your career and education goals, you may be considering a master’s degree. If you’re pursuing management or the educator career path, the addition of a master’s degree may feel like a given. But what about other career paths? We asked a few AARC members to share their experience and insight on the... Read more »
May 15, 2018
This month we bring our Breaking Through the Excuses series to a close as we learn how Bethelhem Markos is advancing her degree. Bethelhem’ Story Bethelhem Markos Markos graduated from Boston University with her Bachelor of Science degree in human physiology. She then returned to her hometown of Laurel, Maryland to work for a year... Read more »