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Respiratory Therapy Program - South

Effective, May 15, 2016 for Respiratory South and February 15, 2016 for Respiratory North, the School of Health Related Professions will not accept any  further applications to the  Respiratory Programs, because the School will no longer be offering the current program following the 2016-2017 academic year.  Students who apply before the respective deadline and are admitted into the 2017 class (beginning in the Fall 2016) must be full time students.  Students who have to step out of the program for either a Leave of Absence or any other reason will be required to withdraw from program.

The Respiratory Therapy Program - South was established in 1985 in southern New Jersey. The Program at Rutgers - SHP is accredited by the the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC), and provides an exciting opportunity for graduates to begin a professional career in Respiratory Therapy at an advanced level.

RT South Students

The Southern New Jersey Respiratory Therapy AAS degree option is a joint venture with seven community colleges;Atlantic-Cape Community CollegeBurlington County CollegeCamden County CollegeCumberland County CollegeOcean County College, and Rowan College at Gloucester County, Salem Community College

Our Second Bachelor's Degree, for students who possess a Bachelors Degree from an accredited US College or University.

The School of Health Professions is located on on the Stratford campus at 40 East Laurel Road, just off of Route 30 (White Horse Pike) in Stratford, NJ. PATCO High Speed Line and Atlantic City Rail station is within walking distance. NJ Transit busses stop at campus as well.



We will begin accepting applicaitons for the 2016-17 Academic Year on January 1, 2016.

You can click on the application below for a printable application packet.


Please note that ALL applications must be sent to the program office.  Our program does not accept  online applications.  . 

You may also contact the program office at (856) 566-2891 to request one via US Mail. 




If you wish to apply for the either the JOINT ASSOCIATE DEGREE OPTION or 2ND BACHELOR DEGREE OPTION, we will be accepting paper applications beginning on January 1, 2016

You will be able to print an application packet and instructions from this page, or you may call the Program Office to request a packet to be sent to you.  Your application will be processed in the Stratford program Office.   All materials and transcripts MUST be sent directly to the Stratford office, as directed in the packet.   

Candidates for both the Associates Degree and the 2nd Bachelor Degree Options will be required to sit for a skills examination before the application process is complete.  Dates for testing will be given to students once their application has been received in the Program Office. 


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