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Pharmacy Technician

The Pharmacy Technician course content includes medical terminology specific to the pharmacy, reading and interpreting prescriptions, and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Students will learn dosage calculations, I.V. flow rates, drug compounding, dose conversions, dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control, and billing and reimbursement.
This comprehensive 50-hour course will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field and take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam.  Technicians work in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies, community pharmacies, and other health care settings under the supervision of a registered pharmacist.

Certificate of Completion

To earn a certificate of completion, students must successfully complete the following courses.

  • Pharmacy Technician (PHAR 5585) For schedule options, click here
  • Health Career Success (HLTH 5350) For schedule options, click here
  • Pharmacy Technician Externship