Pharmacy Technician


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Welcome to the Pharmacy Technician Program

Pharmacy technicians assist in the preparation and dispensing of medications. A combination of lecture, on-campus laboratory and clinical training prepares graduates for a variety of employment opportunities in community and hospital pharmacies. Learn more by following the links below, or check out the Pharmacy Technician FAQ.

Program Outcomes

PTCB National Certification Exam First-time Pass Rate 90%*
PTCB National Certification Completion 100%
Program Completion Rate 92%
Job Placement Rate 98%

*The national average PTCB National Certification Exam pass rate is 58%.

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
4500 East-West Highway, Suite 900, Bethesda, MD 20814
ashp.org

Accreditation Council on Pharmacy Education
135 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 4100, Chicago, Illinois 60603-4810
acpe-accredit.org

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Pharmacy Technician Updates

  • TEAS Testing Requirements for Health Sciences Applicants

    A TEAS Exam score is required to apply to the following programs: Dental Hygiene, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiology, Sonography, and Vocational Nursing.

    If you are not applying to one of the programs above, then you are not required to take the TEAS Exam at this time. Please refer to the Application Process page for your program to see all application requirements.

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  • Anatomy and Physiology I Assessment Testing Suspended for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Registration

    Due to COVID-19 and in response to ACC campuses limiting access to essential personnel only, the A&P I Assessment Test has been suspended for the remainder of the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 registration periods.

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  • NEW Application Submission Process During Coronavirus Pandemic

    Due to public safety concerns, applications will not be accepted in person until further notice. Effective immediately, applicants for all Health Sciences programs except Associate Degree Nursing, Mobility Nursing, RN-to-BSN, and Sonography should follow these instructions when submitting their application and supporting documents:

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