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Pharmacy Technology, Associate of Applied Science - PT23

The Pharmacy Technology Associate Degree Program prepares you for employment in pharmacy departments in hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, commercial businesses, and other related facilities. The program develops you academically and professionally with a focus on knowledge base, technical skills, and work ethics. The program emphasizes didactic and clinical instruction necessary for job attainment, retention, and advancement. As a program graduate, you will be eligible to sit for a national certification exam for pharmacy technologists.

All pre-requisite courses Noted with an asterisk * and occupational courses for the Degree and Diploma program must be successfully completed with a grade of C or better before registering for any PHAR courses and, to continue in the path for graduation.  In the last semester all students are required to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam “PTCB-Exam. The pass or fail of the PTCB-Exam is not a determining factor for graduating.

Students must Register with the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy which includes a State and Federal Background check for clearance to participate in experiential and to work in any Pharmaceutical Setting.

Pharmacy Technology, AAS at Columbus Technical College

Pharmacy Technology, Diploma PN12

Pharmacology is one of the principal pillars of modern medical practice, and your expertise in that area will place you at the heart of modern medicine. Your areas of expertise will include pharmaceutical calculations, sterile medication preparation, medical dispensing, medical terminology, and knowledge of medication interactions. Your computer skills will enable you to keep the accurate records necessary for quality patient health. The clinical practicums you experience will provide you the opportunity to study and practice your craft, while working side-by-side with and learning from practicing medical professionals. Your diploma will enable you to work at a trauma center, a hospital, or an assisted-living community. Your skill will also be in demand in the retail world, whether it is in an individual drugstore or a retail chain pharmacy.

All pre-requisite courses Noted with an asterisk * and occupational courses for the Degree and Diploma program must be successfully completed with a grade of C or better before registering for any PHAR courses and, to continue in the path for graduation.  In the last semester all students are required to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam “PTCB-Exam. The pass or fail of the PTCB-Exam is not a determining factor for graduating.

Students must Register with the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy which includes a State and Federal Background check for clearance to participate in experiential and to work in any Pharmaceutical Setting.

Pharmacy Technology, Diploma at Columbus Technical College