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

  • 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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  • The ACC Early Alert Referral System

    The ACC Early Alert Referral System (EARS) is a new resource hub for ACC students seeking assistance with Academics, Health Care, Child and Family Care, Mental Health, Transportation, Civil Rights, Food Assistance, and more. Click here to visit the website.

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  • Pharmacy Technician Program Applications

    To apply to the Pharmacy Technician program, please upload your supporting documents to CastleBranch using code UL76im. To learn more, visit the Application Process page.

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