Certification and Accreditation
The UAB School of Health Professions, Respiratory Therapy Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (www.coarc.com).
Commission on Accreditation
for Respiratory Care
CoARC Board Approved 11-13-2010 48
1248 Harwood Road
Bedford, Texas 76021-4244
The Bachelor of Science degree and a Certificate of Completion is awarded by the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Students are required to take and pass the Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) exam administered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) during their final semester in the program. Graduates of the program are eligible to apply for the Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) examination offered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).