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 (Traditional) 90%*
PTCB National Certification Exam First-time Pass Rate (Dual Credit/High School [Health Sciences Academy]) 69%*
Program Completion Rate 95% +/-
Job Placement Rate 85% +/-
Program Satisfaction Rate (Students, Graduates, Employers) 97% +/-

*The national average PTCB National Certification Exam pass rate is 70%.

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

  • The Immunization and Tests Required Form Has Been Updated

    The Immunizations and Tests Required Form has been updated as of May 6, 2022. Please use the latest form when submitting your application requirements. For more information, visit the Immunizations page.

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  • ACC COVID-19 Information

    Please check the Coronavirus page often for the latest information on ACC's response to the pandemic.

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  • 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, 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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