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Respiratory Therapy Diploma


Intake
  • Fall

Study Options
  • Work
    Experience
  • Location
    Kamloops Campus
  • Campuses
    Kamloops

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  • Length
    Three Years
  • Tuition Estimate
    $5850 per year
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $1900 per year
  • Credential Granted
    • Diploma
    • University Block Transfer
    • University Course Transfer

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Application Deadline Advice

Application for admission must be submitted by: February 1

Note: completed applications which are received before the application deadline may be considered for early review.

The supporting document deadline, including high school and post-secondary transcripts, is the same date as the application deadline or within 10 days of submission of the application or whichever is later.

Application Fee: $29.25

1) Program Admission Requirements

Academic (minimum grade needed in bracket)

1. One of:

  • high school graduation or equivalent (C+ overall average)
  • mature student status (be at least 19 years old and out of school for at least two years)

2. English

One of:

  • English 12 (73%)
  • English 12 First Peoples (73%)
  • ENGL 0600 (C+)
  • Language Proficiency Index (LPI) test (level 3)
  • ESAL 0570 and 0580 (C+)

3. Math

One of:

  • Foundations of Math 12 (C+)
  • Pre-Calculus 12 (C+)
  • MATH 0610 (C+)
  • equivalent course

4. Biology

One of:

  • Biology 12 (C+)
  • BIOL 0600 (C+)
  • equivalent course

5. Chemistry

One of:

  • Chemistry 12 (C+)
  • CHEM 0600 (C+)
  • equivalent course

6. Physics

One of:

  • Physics 11 (C+)
  • PHYS 0500 (C+)
  • equivalent course

Note: Course must normally have been completed in last five years.

Non-Academic

  • Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status
  • participate in a program/career orientation (proof of attendance is required)
  • completed CPR Level C Certificate with AED
  • provide proof of a successful Criminal Record Check (after acceptance to the program)
  • complete an immunization schedule (after acceptance to the program)

 

2) Institution Admission Requirements

Applicants also have to satisfy TRU's institution admission requirements as listed below.

English Language Requirements

Summary

For students whose first language is not English and wish to enter academic programs without attending ESL courses, you must provide one of the following (minimum scores):

  • A TOEFL score of 88 (internet based) with no section below 20 or 570 (paper based) with a 4.5 on the test of written English
  • An IELTS score of 6.5 with no bands below a 6
  • A Language Proficiency Index score of Level 6
  • A MELAB score of 81
  • A CanTEST score of 4.5 with no component below a 4
  • A CAEL score of 70 with no subset below 60

Verify with the institution directly

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

English Language Skills - You must have adequate English language skills to participate in your intended program of study.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program. To qualify for admission to the Bachelor of Business/Arts/Science degree program you will need to have completed BC Grade 12 (or equivalent).

 

Out-of-Province

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program. To qualify for admission to the Bachelor of Business/Arts/Science degree program you will need to have completed BC Grade 12 (or equivalent).

 

BC Transfer Student

For details on Transfer Credit check here.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

For details on Transfer Credit check here.

Mature Student

If you do not meet the admission requirements for your intended program it's possible to gain entry through mature student status. To be classified as a mature student you must be at least 19 years old and have been out of school for at least two years. In such cases the grade level requirement (eg -Grade 10, Grade 12) will be waived however individual course prerequisites must still be met (eg-English 10, English 12).

Special Note: It's possible to make up course prerequisites for your intended program through TRU.

 

International Student

For details on International Student Admission check here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

TRU may establish categories for Special Admission where it is judged that previous training and/or work experience is adequate to provide a potential for success in the program. Contact a TRU advisor for more details.

How to Apply

For details on How to Apply check here.