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Modesto Junior College

Program Goal and Learning Outcomes

Program Goals

The goal of the Bachelor’s Degree Program in Respiratory Care is to increase preparedness and technical expertise of respiratory care practitioners.  “To prepare leaders for the field of respiratory care by including curricular content that includes objectives related to acquisition of skills in one or more of the following: management, education, research, advanced clinical practice (which may include an area of clinical specialization).” Program graduates will be prepared to serve in leadership roles, education roles, and case management roles related to patient care in the field of respiratory care.  Students will acquire advanced knowledge and skills in neonatal, pediatric and adult critical respiratory care; management skills in respiratory care settings; advanced clinical practice, teaching, and research skills to serve as members of multidisciplinary teams in patient education and disease management of acute and chronic illnesses and to contribute to the diverse field of respiratory care.

Learning Outcomes

  • Perform the duties and functions of an advanced practitioner in neonatal, pediatric, and adult critical care.
  • Meet program-defined criteria related to management, advanced clinical practice, teaching, research, professional service, and other professional development metrics.
  • Participate as a multidisciplinary team member in patient education and disease management of acute and chronic illnesses.
  • Integrate professional and ethical behavior with enhanced communication skills required for practice within the diverse field of respiratory care.
  • Successfully pass professional credentialing exams including: Adult Critical Care Specialist, Neonatal and Pediatric Specialist, Asthma Educator (NAEB), and the Registered Pulmonary Function Technician national board exams.

Bachelor's Degree Program in Respiratory Care

Contact Us

Bachelor's Degree Program in Respiratory Care:                     

Phone: (209) 575-6914
Email: Respiratory Care

Location: MAP

West Campus 
Glacier Hall

Regular Hours
  • Monday - Thursday:
        8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday:
        8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Summer Hours
  • Monday - Thursday:
        7:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Friday:
        Closed Fridays
Bonnie Hunt, Ed.D., MPA, RRT

Respiratory Care Program Director

Marcos Garcia
Respiratory Care Counselor

For information on the MJC Respiratory Care Associate of Science Degree, see the MJC catalog or the Respiratory Care Associate Program Website.