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) 97%*
PTCB National Certification Exam First-time Pass Rate (Dual Credit) 78%*
PTCB Overall Pass Rates for Program (includes 2nd attempts) 98%
Program Completion Rate 95%
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

  • Free PCR Testing for Students & Faculty

    Free PCR Testing for COVID-19 is available to students and faculty at the following links:

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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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  • 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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