The Associate of Applied Science Pharmacy Technology Degree program provides the basic health care skills students will use as pharmacy technicians. Pharmacy technicians can find employment in hospitals, nursing care facilities, drug stores, drug manufacturers, wholesale drug houses, and health maintenance organizations. Program graduates are prepared to assist the pharmacist in the packaging and distribution of medication. The AAS degree student will have professional, technical skills with additional education in administration, supervisory skills, and basic sciences. The degree student will have spent considerable time in laboratory and clinical training.
Student must be 18 years of age before externship.
No prior felony convictions.
No prior drug or pharmacy associated misdemeanor convictions.
Students will only be allowed to enter the program during the fall semester.
Students must adhere to the prescribed program for completion.