Respiratory Therapy—Bachelor of Science

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People who succeed as Respiratory Therapists enjoy using technology to manage breathing problems as well as working with patients and their families. More >

The Department of Respiratory Therapy Education in the College of Health Professions at SUNY Upstate Medical University, granting the Bachelor of Science Degree in Respiratory Care, 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

The link at: allows anyone to see how our graduates have performed as a group 2009-2013 on the entry-level (CRT) and advanced practitioner (RRT) examinations administered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) which awards these credentials to those who successfully pass these exams.  These credentials, in turn, qualify graduate therapists for state licensure throughout the U.S.
Chair: Joseph G. Sorbello, MSEd, RT, RRT
Phone: 315-464-6872
Department Phone: 315-464-5580
Department Email:

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"The job market is fantastic. A lot of the second-year students already have jobs lined up. Wherever you want to work, you can get a job."
Megan Dragonette,
Class of 2009

Room 1215, Weiskotten Hall
Phone: 315 464-4570