Respiratory Care Education Programs

Pursuant to Business and Professions Code section 3740(a), all applicants for licensure must complete an education program for respiratory care that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) or its successor and been awarded a minimum of an associate degree from an institution or university accredited by a regional accreditation agency or association recognized by the United States Department of Education.

Here is a list of CoARC approved education programs in California as well as program pass/fail rates.

2010-2023 Program Pass/Fail Rates