Concorde Career Colleges Reviews - Associate in Respiratory Therapy
Review of Respiratory Therapy Associate Degrees
Please look into Community College first, At Collin, the program only cost 4K including bar exam fee and bar reviews plus job placement. Concorde is accredited by Ciara but not registered but Certified, hospitals don't hire CRT's anymore. I pass the examination here for CRT but I am so glad I look into community college and got accepted at my first try.
This is the most unprofessional college I've ever seen. They allow certain students to get extra points while others who work hard can't catch a break. Then they lie about it!!! Students get caught cheating and nothing is done about it too. Thy staff are incompetent. Honestly it's not even the teachers either. It's the administration.
Like with all things in life you will get out of it what you put in. We started our program with 21 and graduated 5. This is college and it isn't easy. Most were lost with the first semester, the course work is hard. I had three young kids and managed a full time job, being a mom and graduated top of my class. It was difficult and the instructors helped me when I thought I couldn't go on. Because of their support I had a job before I graduated and have been well prepared for all positions I applied for. I even returned to finish my BS degree through the online program and will be done in a few weeks.
I attended the Memphis, Tn Concorde College campus for Respiratory Therapy and just recently graduated. The instructors are amazing and you are fully prepared to start your career immediately after graduating. At times it was extremely challenging but with that comes the ability to graduate sooner than everyone else. I graduated and completed both board exams within a month. This is a great a school for Respiratory Therapy. All of my clinical sites say they prefer hiring Concorde grads because they receive the best training.
Bottom line- money. That is the priority. Not your degree or education. Rip off.