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Welcome to the Department of Respiratory Care

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    Our Graduates

    Wishing all of you a bright future!

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    New Students Welcome Picnic

    Welcome to our family, new students!

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    Open House

    T.J. is showing how to use a tongue blade to a future college student.

  • Homecoming

    Let's show our spirit! GO BRONCOS!

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    AARC Conference

    Having fun while learning a lot during the conference.

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    Remote Clinical attendees

    Respiratory Care Students' reputation is spreading across the Northwest.

Mission Statement

The Department of Respiratory Care provides respiratory care students with an education that emphasizes evidence-based care, promotes critical thinking and research, develops health advocacy and ethical behavior. We encourage interdisciplinary collaboration in the clinical setting. Faculty and students enhance the resources available to the community, region, state and nation by providing education, professional service expertise and research related to respiratory care.

Join us for an Open House!

Thursday, October 27 from 3-5 p.m.Respiratory Care Open House lung image
Health Sciences Riverside Building at 950 Lusk St.

Are you interested in a career in health care? Come discover the Respiratory Care Program at our open house. There will be food, prizes, tours of the labs, and plenty of opportunities to meet with and talk to our advisors and professors. We’ll also be doing lung volume measurements!
For any questions or to learn more, please contact Keiko Knudson at

Respiratory therapist is ranked #24 on the list of 100 top jobs by US News & World report. Contact us at 208-426-3316 to learn more about Boise State Respiratory Care program.