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Pharmacy Technology (C) Certificate

Purpose Statement

This program consists of a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for employment as pharmacy technicians. Successful completers of this certificate program will be eligible to write the licensure examination that is mandated. The pharmacy technician functions under the direct supervision of the registered pharmacist. This program is competency based and will teach the appropriate skills, knowledge and perspectives needed to succeed within the pharmacy technology field. Students will be given the opportunity to attain competence in oral and written communication as well as math and computer skills specific to the workplace. The Pharmacy Technology Program holds full accreditation status from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

Program of Study

Course Subject Course Title Credit Hours
First Semester
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
PHRA 1301 Introduction to Pharmacy 3
PHRA 1305 Drug Classification 3
PHRA 1313 Community Pharmacy Practice 3
PHRA 2260 Clinical Pharmacy Practice 2
Total Hours: 14
Second Semester
PHRA 1304 Pharmacotherapy and Disease Process 3
PHRA 1309 Pharmaceutical Mathematic I 3
PHRA 1445 Intravenous Admixture and Sterile Compounding 4
PHRA 1349 Institutional Pharmacy Practice 3
ENGL 2361 Clinical Pharmacy Practice 3
Total Hours: 16
Grand Total: 30

View course descriptions here: Course Catalog