View Specific Programs and Course Requirements Below:
Pharmacy Technician Certificate
The Pharmacy Technician Program prepares graduates to perform essential functions
in various areas of pharmacy practice including retail, hospital, long-term care,
home-health care, physician office pharmacies and specialized areas of pharmacy. The
program provides employers with a competent technician to assist the pharmacist within
their scope of practice and to perform necessary unsupervised daily tasks including
basic to extensive medication preparation, dosage calculations, compounding, IV admixture
patient information maintenance, inventory and quality control.
Students in a pharmacy lab and in local pharmacies build proficiency in pharmacy processes and procedures such as procuring, manipulating, and preparing drugs for dispensing.
The Pharmacy Technician Program is nationally accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Graduates are eligible to apply for state certification after completing 1,000 work hours and passing the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam given by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.
Information Sessions for Pharm Tech
Sessions are held in Health Sciences Building, room 306 (you only need to attend one):
Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 2pm
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 3pm