How to Apply - Respiratory Care Program

The Respiratory Care Program is a selective admission program.


The Respiratory Care program is a selective admission program with specific application requirements.

If you want to enter the Respiratory Care program, the following steps can set you on your way toward your career path.

Because this is a selective admission program, please pay particular attention to the transcript and eligibility requirements. If you have applied before and were not selected, you must reapply.

The Fall 2018 RC application period opens in December and closes March 15, 2018.

New JCCC Students:

Prospective RC students who have not attended JCCC before (or if it has been more than two years since you last attended) must complete a JCCC application for admission. The application is the first step in the enrollment process; select Non-Degree Seeking or Liberal Arts for your major and the Spring 2018 term.

After you receive your JCCC ID number, follow the steps below. It may take five business days for your application to be processed; please email Teresa Leland if you want to apply to the program within 10 days of the posted deadline.

Current JCCC Students:

  1. Complete the Fall 2018 Respiratory Care application
  2. Arrange for official transcripts (high school/GED and all previous colleges) to be sent directly to JCCC. It is not necessary to request JCCC transcripts or transcripts already on file at JCCC. Your transcripts must demonstrate a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher to be eligible for admission to the program.
  3. Submit the Disclosure and Consent for Background Check form.
  4. For an extra point in ranking, email your current KS CNA verification to Teresa Leland or drop it off at the Student Center room 319.
  5. Contact the Respiratory Care program office early and maintain contact through the application process.
  6. Monitor your personal admission plan, your MyJCCC account and your student email for information on your application status.