Respiratory Therapy

Kansas City, MO


Respiratory therapists help people with breathing problems breathe easier and improve their overall health. At Concorde, we prepare you to start working in this exciting career field.

Achieve your dreams

As a respiratory therapist, you make a huge difference in the lives of your patients and their families. We’ll make sure you learn the skills you need to be successful in this profession.

What you can learn

Our respiratory therapy programs teach you the diagnostic testing procedures and treatments used to improve breathing in newborns, trauma victims, drowning victims and patients suffering from lung and heart conditions. As a student, you’ll cover:

  • Bronchodilator
  • Chest physiotherapy
  • Oxygen therapy
  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Ventilator and airway management

Career outlook*

Respiratory therapy jobs are expected to increase by 23 percent through 2026, which is faster than the national average for all occupations. Find out more about what a career in respiratory therapy looks like.
*Source: 2016-2026

Program goals

To prepare graduates with demonstrated competence in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills) and affective (behavior) learning domains of respiratory care practice as performed by registered respiratory therapists (RRTs).

Financial aid

We want to help make school more affordable for you, which is why our financial aid staff will work to help you gain access to financial aid and scholarship opportunities for which you might qualify.

Join our family

If you’ve been searching for a respiratory therapy school in Kansas City, Missouri, look no further than Concorde. To learn more, request information, or call Concorde Career College at 1-800-693-7010.

Opportunity awaits.

Hours of operation

Monday: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Sunday: Closed


The Respiratory Therapy program, Kansas City, Missouri, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care, 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, Texas 76021-4244 (817) 283-2835.

Do you have an Associate's degree in health care field, which is a pre-requisite for this program?