Respiratory Care

Respiratory Care

Respiratory care therapists hold the critical role of caring for patients suffering from heart and lung problems. Gwinnett Tech's Respiratory Care program trains you on the latest medical technology and equipment, so you're well-prepared for employment in this field. At GTC, you'll learn how you'll play a vital part in today's health care system, caring for high-risk patients in their most intense moments.

Gwinnett Tech's Respiratory Care program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).

View the fact sheet for Respiratory Care.

Take the first step toward a top job in this field and apply for next semester. All the dates and deadlines you need to know are here on the website. If you're looking for ways to pay for your education, check out the scholarships for this program. You can also learn about our instructors, clubs and organizations and check out the advisory board to learn more about companies in this field.

Attend one of our monthly information sessions to learn more. View the schedule

Information on gainful employment: Health Care Science

View our course catalog and check out these offerings:

  • Offerings
  • Instructors
  • Top Jobs
  • Advisory Board
  • Degrees

    • Respiratory Care


    There are no diplomas available for this program.


    • Healthcare Science – Pre-Respiratory

    Continuing Ed

    • CPR

    • Medical Terminology

  • Larry Arnson
    Clinical Director Respiratory Care Technology
    ext 6318
    Nadya Khoja
    Program Director, Respiratory Care
    ext 6658
    Steve Moyers
    Dean of Health Sciences
    ext 6732
  • Respiratory therapists work in general hospitals, clinics, sales and service of equipment, veterans administration hospitals, home healthcare, nursing homes and physician offices.

  • Respiratory Care Advisory Committee

    Dr. Larry Arnson
    Gwinnett Technical College

    Bob DeLorme
    Robert P. DeLorme

    Nadya Khoja

    Safourata Kone
    Student, Gwinnett Technical College

    Gregory Mauldin
    Georgia Pulmonary

    Diann Larson
    Decatur Hospital

    Stephanie Johnson
    Eastside Medical Center

    Kelly Gladden
    Fusion Sleep

    Rick Rodriguez
    Rockdale Medical Center