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Johnson County Community College
Degree Title: RESPIRATORY CARE
Award: Associate Degree - AAS
Required Hours: 65
Definition: A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to assist in developing respiratory care plans, administer respiratory care procedures, supervise personnel and equipment operation, maintain records, and consult with other health care team members. Includes instruction in the applied basic biomedical sciences; anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the respiratory system; clinical medicine; therapeutic procedures; clinical expressions; data collection and record-keeping; patient communication; equipment operation and maintenance; personnel supervision; and procedures for special population groups.

Annual Cost of Degree
Cost Category
Resident Tuition $2,334
Fees $496
Room and Board $8,791
Books and Supplies $1,946
Total Annual Cost (estimated) $
Estimated Total Cost Over: Years $
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Annual Source of Investment
Funding Sources
Scholarships and Grants $
Loans $
Other Funding Sources $
Personal Investment $5,042
Total Annual Investment from All Sources $0
 
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Wage Information
% of Program Graduates Employed in the Region 100%
 
Median Earnings of Program Graduates in Region
Upon Entry $66,560
After 5 years $59,878
 
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Source: Kansas Board of Regents KHEDS AY Collection; Labor Wage Records from Kansas and Missouri
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Loan Debt         Degree Investment 9,014
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