How to Apply for Respiratory Care Program

Applicants for the Respiratory Care program are evaluated for admission based upon the Admission Criteria and Respiratory Care Selection Criteria Point System. For selection, applicants must satisfy program entrance requirements outlined in the Application Steps listed below. Applicants are accepted into the Respiratory Care  program once a year, and the program begins each August.  The Respiratory Care  program is two years in length and leads to an Associate in Science degree.

Application files must be submitted to the Health Sciences Admissions and Advising Office (Melbourne Campus, Building 15, room 101) by the June 1st application deadline.

Immediately following the application deadline, all application files will be sent to the Respiratory Care  Admissions Committee for consideration. Incomplete files will not be considered for program admission. All applicants will be notified by mail about their status in the program.

THE APPLICANT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR PROVIDING ALL REQUIRED INFORMATION PRIOR TO THE DEADLINE DATE, INCLUDING ALL PHOTO COPIES.

Respiratory Care Application Steps

Complete the Online Application for Respiratory Care Program

Complete the online Health Sciences Application for Respiratory Care . This application must be submitted by June 1st. There is a $25 non-refundable fee for each program application. This fee must be paid online or to the cashier's office before the application deadline, to be considered.

Students must be current, active students in order to apply to the Respiratory care program. Students who need to apply or readmit to the college, should visit EFSC's general admissions web section.

An UNOFFICIAL copy of each and every college transcript is required with the Respiratory application. Unofficial EFSC transcripts can be accessed at www.floridashines.org

Submit Application Materials

 A file ready for the  Admissions Committee review must  include:

  • All unofficial transcripts from EFSC and any other colleges attended
  • Proof of work experience, if applicable
  • Proof of Community Involvement - documented hours
  • Military Service verification, if applicable