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Pharmacy Technology


Learn to work as a pharmacy technician assisting a pharmacist.  This program includes training within laboratory and clinical settings. 

Selective Admissions Program: In order to be fully admitted to this program, you must fulfill the requirements listed in Program Admissions. See an advisor for details.

What can I do with this degree?

Career Options: Work in hospitals, nursing care facilities and drug stores and with drug manufacturers, wholesale drug houses and health maintenance organizations.

Academic Options: Continue taking classes toward earning a Pharmacy Technology AAS degree.

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program.

Program Requirements

Students must receive a grade of "C" or better in all core courses to progress to the next semester.

Program Prerequisites

REA 091 or reading assessment score of REA 112 or higher 0-4
MAT 092 or math assessment score of MAT 122 or higher 0-3
WRT 090 or writing assessment at WRT 101 or higher
Complete core courses PHT 170, 171IN, 172 and 174 IN  (see below)   
Subtotal 0-7

General Education Requirements

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Communication Requirement 3
Analysis and Critical Thinking Requirement 3
Subtotal 6

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
PHT 170 Introduction to Pharmacy Technology 2
PHT 171IN Pharmaceutical Calculations 4
PHT 172 Drug Therapy I 4
PHT 174IN Pharmacy Operations 3
PHT 178IN Computer Applications for Pharmacy 3
PHT 180IN Sterile Products 4
PHT 181 Interprofessional Relations in Pharmacy 3
PHT 182 Drug Therapy II 4
PHT 187 Pharmacy Law and Ethics 3
PHT 190LB Pharmacy Technician Internship 4
PHT 197 Clinical Seminar 2
Subtotal 36
Total 42-52