Grossmont College is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), and is a member of the American Association of Junior Colleges, the Community College League of California, and the National Commission on Accrediting. Appropriate courses are fully accepted on transfer by the University of California, The California State College system, and by private accredited four-year colleges and universities.


The Respiratory Therapy Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care. This accreditation allows the student to sit the licensure exam for the State of California and the advanced practitioner national registry exams.


Grossmont College Respiratory Therapy Program CoARC # 200085, Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy, 8800 Grossmont College Dr. El Cajon, Ca. 92020 is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care. Website:


CoARC's Programmatic Outcomes Data

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.

  Retention Threshold 70% National Average 92% Job Placement National Average 88% CRT Success Threshold 80% RRT Success National Average 80%
Grossmont College 89% 93% 97% 97%
PIMA San Marcos 83% 67% 97% 87%
San Joaquin Valley College- Temecula 98% 86% 94% 92%
Loma Linda University 92% 82% 93% 89%

Programmatic Outcomes:



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