Most respiratory therapists have a certificate or associate degree. The most common areas of study are Respiratory Care, Respiratory Therapy Assisting, and Healthcare Management.

What degrees do respiratory therapists have?

The most common degree held by respiratory therapists is Respiratory Care, held by 13% of respiratory therapists. Other common degrees include Respiratory Therapy Assisting, and Healthcare Management.

Get a detailed breakdown of respiratory therapists and the different types of degrees they hold:

Degrees that respiratory therapists hold

Degrees % of respiratory therapists
Respiratory Care 13%
Respiratory Therapy Assisting 8%
Healthcare Management 4%

What level of education do respiratory therapists have?

Respiratory Therapists often have similar levels of education. 88% of respiratory therapists have a certificate or associate degree, with the second most common being a bachelor's degree at 12%.

Level of education that respiratory therapists have

Education % of respiratory therapists
No education 0%
High school diploma 0%
Certificate or associate degree 88%
Bachelor's degree 12%
Master's degree 0%
Doctorate 0%