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Pharmacy Technology Degree

The Pharmacy Technology Program prepares individuals to assist the pharmacist in duties that a technician can legally perform and to function within the boundaries prescribed by the pharmacist and the employment agency.

Students will prepare prescription medications, mix intravenous solutions and other specialized medications, update patient profiles, maintain inventories, package medications in unit-dose or med-card form, and gather data used by pharmacists to monitor drug therapy.

Employment opportunities include retail, hospitals, nursing homes, research laboratories, wholesale drug companies, and pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities. Graduates from the program may be eligible to take the National Certification Examination to become a certified pharmacy technician.

A45580
Day/Evening/Online/Full-Time

Students must be accepted into the Pharmacy Technology program to register for PHM courses.

Fall Semester 1

Course Credits
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MAT-110 - Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 3
PHM-110 - Introduction to Pharmacy 3
PHM-111 - Pharmacy Practice I 4
PHM-115 - Pharmacy Calculations 3
PHM-115A - Pharmacy Calculations Lab 1
Total Credit Hours 14

Spring Semester 1

Course Credits
PHM-118 - Sterile Products 4
PHM-120 - Pharmacology I 3
PHM-136 - Pharmacy Clinical 6
PHM-155 - Community Pharmacy 3
Total Credit Hours 16

Summer Semester

Course Credits
PHM-125 - Pharmacology II 3
PHM-140 - Trends in Pharmacy 2
PHM-165 - Pharmacy Prof Practice 2
Total Credit Hours 7

Fall Semester 2

Course Credits
BUS-151 - People Skills 3
COM-231 - Public Speaking 3
PHM-150 - Hospital Pharmacy 4
PHM-160 - Pharm Dosage Forms 3
Total Credit Hours 13

Spring Semester 2

Course Credits
PHI-240 - Introduction to Ethics 3
PSY-150 - General Psychology 3
PHM-138 - Pharmacy Clinical 8
Total Credit Hours 14