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Respiratory Therapist - Section 6:  Information on Specific Occupations - A Guide to Healthcare Occupations in Maryland - Military Personnel and Spouses Relocating to Maryland - PROVET

 
Occupational code: 29-1126
Average Wage in Maryland: $48,220 ($23.20 an hour)
National Average Wage: $40,700 ($19.57 an hour)
 

The 14 institutions listed below offer variety of training in Radiologic Technology. Please check with individual schools to learn more about their programs.

Maryland institutions offering programs in Respiratory Therapy:

Associate Degree Programs -
Allegany College of Maryland, Baltimore City Community College, Columbia Union College (Prince George's County), Community Colleges of Baltimore Country, Frederick Community College, Prince George's Community College

Bachelor's Degree Programs -
Columbia Union College and Salisbury University

Equivalent Military Training:

ARMY: MOS 91V AIT (enrollment prior to 2002) - Respiratory Specialist
Additional requirements for post - 2002 enrollment

MOS 91V AIT is supported by CoARC and accredited by CAAHEP (if enrolled prior to 2002). Post-2002 must meet additional education requirements. Individuals enrolled in the Respiratory Education Programs after January 1, 2002 must have a minimum of an Associates Degree from an accredited respiratory education program.

NAVY: HM-8541 - Respiratory Therapy Technician

Navy personnel attend the Army program and is supported by CoARC and accredited by CAAHEP (if enrolled prior to 2002). Post - 2002 must meet additional education requirements. Individuals enrolled in the Respiratory Education Programs after January 1, 2002 must have a minimum of an Associates Degree from an accredited respiratory education program.

Must be licensed to work in Maryland.

Credentialing Body: National Board for Respiratory Care
8310 Nieman Road
Lenexa, KS 66214 - 1579
913-599-4200

Licensing Body: Maryland Board of Physicians
P. O. Box 37217
Baltimore, MD 21297
410-764-4777, 1-800-492-6836

Credentialing and Licensure fees are covered by the Montgomery GI Bill.

 

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