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Respiratory Therapy Application Process

Students interested in the Respiratory Therapy Program are admitted to Labette Community College on the same basis as other students, but admission to the college does not ensure admission into the Respiratory Therapy Program. Students may request an Application packet by contacting the Health Science Programs' Assistant at (620) 421-6700 ext. 1157 or by email at  

A new respiratory therapy class starts every fall semester. Preferential deadline for applications is July 17th.

Students are selected for the Respiratory Therapy Program based on the following factors:

  1. Previous academic record, high school and/or college, GPA and ACT scores.

  2. TEAS Test Scores (schedule a test date with Hannah Jack at (620) 421-6700 ext. 1157 or by email at

  3. Two personal references, one of which should be from a former instructor.

  4. Interview with clinical instructor at one of the clinical education settings.

  5. General education courses that satisfy the Respiratory Therapy curriculum.

  6. Satisfactory physical evaluation, verified by a physician (including immunization records).

  7. Signing the Conditions of Acceptance

  8. Submitting a background check.

Labette Community College   200 S. 14th Street    Parsons, KS 67357
1-620-421-6700 or 1-888-Labette (522-3883)

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