Purpose: Pharmacy Technician prepares students to order, stock, package, prepare and dispense medications under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist. Students will prepare to take the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Examinations in order to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT), blending medicine, math and chemistry, our Certificate Program prepares you for the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam and the Virginia Board of Pharmacy Licensure.
OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES: Pharmacy technicians work in the following types of
pharmacies: hospitals, retail, home health care, nursing homes, clinics, nuclear medicine, and mail order. Pharmacy technicians can be employed with medical insurance companies, pharmacy software companies, drug manufacturing and wholesale companies, food processing companies, and as instructors in pharmacy technician training programs. Currently, hospital, home health care, and retail pharmacies hire the majority of technicians.
Admission Requirements: Prospective students must be at least 18 years old to apply
GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION: Please see
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information for this program.
CURRICULUM: COURSES - Students must pass all classes with a Minimum of a 2.0 to be
eligible for graduation
COURSES: (Descriptions of these course can be located under course descriptions in the School Catalog)