- Apply for admission at Hawkeye.
- Request to have your official transcripts sent to the Admissions office.
- Meet basic skill competencies in reading, writing, and math.
Completed applicant files (we have your application, transcripts, and test scores) will be processed as follows:
Applicants not meeting the program's admission requirements will be sent an admissions inactivation letter.
Applicants meeting all admission requirements will be accepted and tracked while taking the first and second semester prerequisite courses. Upon completion of this coursework with the required cumulative GPA, students will be able to register for RCP courses.
Applicants will be accepted based on the date their completed applicant file. If many students share the same date for completing their applicant files, the application date will be used to prioritize their acceptance.
We accept approximately 30 students and 10 alternates each fall semester. The program accepts approximately 20 students each summer to the RCP professional core courses. If necessary, alternates will be contacted to fill unconfirmed positions in the program. Alternates will be given priority for the next term.
Hawkeye's Equal Opportunity Statement
Basic Skill Competencies Requirements
In order to be eligible for the Respiratory Care program, all students must meet minimum score requirements and/or complete required success courses. Success course credits do not apply towards graduation or the AAS degree.
Students must meet the minimum assessment score or have completed the required success course in each math, English, and reading.
||103 Arithmetic -OR-
97 Elementary Algebra
||MAT-063 Elementary Algebra
||98 Sentence Skills -OR-
||ENG-061 College Preparatory Writing II
||RDG-040 College Preparatory Reading III
Applicants can take the ACT assessment or the ACCUPLACER assessment at Hawkeye. Pre-registration is required.