About this course
The Pharmacy Technology curriculum prepares individuals to assist the pharmacist in duties that a pharmacy technician can legally perform and to function within the boundaries prescribed by the pharmacist and the employment agency.
Course work includes and builds upon the domains of health care and pharmaceutical principals. Content emphasizes the pharmacy technician as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing safe, individualized care while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement and informatics. Students prepare prescription medications, mix intravenous solutions and other specialized medications, update patient profiles, maintain inventories, package medications and gather data used by pharmacists to monitor drug therapy.
Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the certification exam with the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). Employment opportunities are vast within the global health care system. Employment opportunities include retail, hospitals, nursing homes, research laboratories and pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities.
- TOEFL: A total score of at least 65 with no single score below 16
- IELTS: A total score of at least 6.0 with no single score below 5.5