Respiratory Application Process

Applying to Respiratory Care Program

NOTE: You must be a currently enrolled student at SCC to apply for this program! Apply to Spartanburg Community College if you are not already a current student. 
Students need to be accepted to Spartanburg Community College before applying for the program. All transcripts should be sent directly to the Spartanburg Community College Admissions department if you are transferring classes. Please contact them at (864) 592-4800 or with any questions regarding transcripts.
RES courses are offered in the day only on the main campus of SCC. Clinical practice may be scheduled in Cherokee, Rutherford, Spartanburg and Union Counties. Clinical practice starts at 6:45 a.m. Students are discouraged from working more than 20 hours per week and when clinical practice starts, students should have a backup system in place for daycare and transportation.

To apply, you must have a minimum GPA of 2.5. This interactive PDF can be used to calculate your GPA
We highly recommend you spend some time shadowing with a Respiratory Therapist before applying so you will better understand what we do.

Students wanting to complete an observation at one of the designated clinical affiliates can find the information here Clinical Observation Sheet (PDF)

All applicants must be screened for criminal background and drugs.