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

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