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Respiratory Accreditation

CoARC logoSouthwestern Community College's Respiratory Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).

As CoARC program No. 200364, Southwestern offers an Associate of Applied Science degree in Respiratory Therapy at its Jackson Campus and also at Blue Ridge Community College's Transylvania Campus.

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
264 Precision Blvd.
Telford, TN 37690


CoARC accredits respiratory therapy education programs in the United States. To achieve this end, it utilizes an ‘outcomes based’ process. Programmatic outcomes are performance indicators that reflect the extent to which the educational goals of the program are achieved and by which program effectiveness is documented.

Programmatic Outcomes Data

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