Visit the Accreditations and Licensing Information website for accreditation information.

“The Jacksonville State University Respiratory Therapy Program – CoARC #200619, awarding a Baccalaureate of Science in Respiratory Therapy in the College of Health Professions and Wellness, holds Provisional Accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care ( This status signifies that a program that has been granted an Approval of Intent has demonstrated sufficient compliance to initiate a program in accordance with the Standards through the completion and submission of an acceptable Provisional Accreditation Self Study Report (PSSR), completion of an initial on-site visit, and other documentation required by the CoARC. The conferral of Provisional Accreditation denotes a new program that has made significant progress towards meeting the Standards of Accreditation. The program will remain on Provisional Accreditation until achieving Continuing Accreditation. It is recognized by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) toward eligibility to the Respiratory Care Credentialing Examination(s). Enrolled students completing the program under Provisional Accreditation are considered graduates of a CoARC accredited program.”  CoARC accredits respiratory therapy education programs in the United States. To achieve this end, it utilizes an ‘outcomes based’ process. Programmatic outcomes are performance indicators that reflect the extent to which the educational goals of the program are achieved and by which program effectiveness is documented. CoARC Programmatic Outcomes Data webpage can be found at: Programmatic Outcomes Data - CoARC - Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care

Office Address 264 Precision Blvd.
Telford, TN 37690
Office Hours Monday through Friday
8 am - 5 pm Central Time
Phone/Fax 817-283-2835 (Office)
817-354-8519 (Fax)