Respiratory care students work in JCCC's simulation lab.

Discover Respiratory Care at JCCC

Earn Your AAS Degree in Just Two Years

It’s challenging, energizing and full of variety. 
And, it’s in high demand.

As a Respiratory Therapist, you will:

  • Work with patients who have respiratory diseases such as asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Operate in a fast-faced, adrenaline-filled environment focused on saving lives
  • Diagnose breathing disorders and recommend treatments 

  • Perform diagnostic tests

Employment opportunities are waiting for you in:

  • Hospitals
  • Home health and skilled nursing facilities
  • Patient education
  • Marketing or as a product specialist for equipment manufacturers
  • Pediatric, oncology or other specialized care
  • Research such as clinical studies for treatment
A 100% job placement rate and starting salary of $53,000 up to $74,000 is waiting for Respiratory Care degree recipients!

Ready to launch your Respiratory Care career at JCCC?

Neurodiagnostic Technology student working with a patient

Explore Neurodiagnostic Technology at JCCC

Earn Your AAS Degree in Just Two Years

It’s fast-paced, stimulating and rewarding.
And JCCC has one of only 30 NDT programs in the U.S.

As a Neurodiagnostic Technologist, you will:

  • Study brain development and electrographic activity in infants, children and teens 
  • Learn about trauma and cerebral vascular accidents in adults
  • Analyze and monitor the nervous system in patients with epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease and seizure disorders
  • Test disease physiologies
  • Get firsthand knowledge about new technology that aids in brain research

Neurodiagnostic Technologists can work in:

  • Doctors' offices
  • Hospitals
  • Outpatient clinics
  • Research facilities
  • Sleep labs

JCCC's program maintains a 97% placement rate, and salary range for credentialed Neurodiagnostic Technologists is $46,000 to $78,000!

Ready to launch your NDT career at JCCC?