Respiratory Therapy Application Process

Students interested in the Respiratory Therapy Program are admitted to Labette Community College on the same basis as other students, but admission to the college does not ensure admission into the Respiratory Therapy Program. Students may request an application packet by contacting Susan Stolte at 620-421-6700 ext. 1160, or by email at

Students are selected for the Respiratory Therapy Program based on the following factors:

LCC Respiratory Therapy
  1. Previous academic record, high school and/or college, GPA and ACT scores.

  2. TEAS Test Scores (schedule a test date for the TEAS test by calling 620-421-6700 ext 1157)

  3. Two personal references, one of which should be from a former instructor.

  4. Interview with clinical instructor at one of the clinical education settings.

  5. General education courses that satisfy the Respiratory Therapy curriculum.

  6. Satisfactory physical evaluation, verified by a physician (including immunization records).

  7. Signing the Conditions of Acceptance

  8. Submitting a background check.

Program Contacts

Susan Stolte, A.A.S., RRT

Respiratory Therapy Program Director
(620) 820-1160

Jennifer Harding, B.S., RRT

Clinical Coordinator
(620) 820-1161
Office Hours

Ross Harper

Adjunct Instructor
(620) 820-1241

Lori Weaver

Health Science Programs’ Administrative Assistant
(620) 820-1157