Respiratory Therapy

Respiratory Therapy

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Available at: West Campus

A student using a respiratory machine.

Program Overview

Respiratory Therapy is a health sciences specialty employed in the diagnosis and treatment of individuals with breathing disorders. Respiratory Therapists provide therapeutic and diagnostic services for pediatric and adult clients within hospitals and in the home care setting.

Del Mar College offers a 66 credit hour Associate in Applied Science degree in Respiratory Therapy; a 21-month program accredited by the Commision on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC), 264 Precision Blvd., Telford, TN 37690, (817) 283-2835, and American Medical Association (AMA). The CoARC's main webpage is The CoARC's outcomes webpage is


As required by 34 CFR 668.43(c): Del Mar College has not yet made the determination if the curriculum of Respiratory Therapy, Associate in Applied Science, meets the educational requirements for licensure or certification in any U.S. Territory or state other than Texas.

Page last updated June 4, 2021.

Contact Information

Department of Allied Health
101 Baldwin Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78404
(361) 698-2820
(361) 698-2811 fax

West Campus, HS2-128
4101 Old Brownsville Road
Corpus Christi, TX 78405