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Students may expect to pay approximately $150/class, which includes books and materials (California residents). The current cost for California residents is $46 per unit. The total program cost is approximately $4,500.

Units Required
Internship Prerequisite..........28 units
Respiratory Internship...........33 units
Additional Units.....................13 units (See A.S. Degree Requirements)
Total.....................................74 units

LAVC RT Program Director – Professor Gregory Morrison BS RRT – 818 947-2845 or morrisgs@lavc.edu


 

RESPIRATORY THERAPIST PROGRAM
ESTIMATED EXPENSES

    Estimated Expenses
FIRST YEAR RT STUDENT  
  Internship pre requisites and AS degree courses (41 units) $850
  Books (includes prerequisites) $500
     
SECOND YEAR RT STUDENT  
  Respiratory Internship Courses (32 Units) $26.00 per unit – residents only $1,470
  Books $400
  CPR Certification (AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers) $35 – 80
  LAVC student ID card – 1st time free - $10.00 for replacement $0
  Fire Safety Class $40
  Equipment:  
  Stethoscope $50
  Watch (seconds/minutes) $25
  2 Uniforms, Shoes $120-160
  Shoes $40
  Immunization and Titers for MMR, DTAP, Rubella, Hepatitis B $100-200
  Physical Exam/Immunizations (depends on insurance) $200 – 400
  Liability Insurance $30
  Background Check – Federal requirement for all hospital personnel $60 – 100
  TB (2 back to back TB tests are required) $35 – 75
  Chest X-ray (If TB test is positive) & documented positive TB test required $200
  Drug Screen – Federal Requirement for all hospital personnel $50 - 100
     
GRADUATION EXPENSES  
  NBRC License Application/Exam/Transcript Review Fees $400
  License Fee (after passing Exam) $240
  Live Scan finger printing $74
  CSRC – RCB Ethics course $60
  Kettering Exam Seminar for CRT and RRT ( Optional) $600
Optional:  
  Graduation Cap and Gown $60

Note: Expenses are based on current fees; however, enrollment fees, book rates, license fees, as well as others, may increase.