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Admission Criteria: Pharmacy Technology

Applicants will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Applicants must:

  • Submit a completed application to Johnston Community College.
  • Official transcripts from high school and all colleges sent to JCC.
  • Have graduated or will graduate from a high school or the equivalent, as recognized by the State of North Carolina.
  • Have earned a minimum grade of “C” or higher in one unit of biology or one unit of chemistry or the equivalent.
  • Have earned a minimum grade of “C” on one course in algebra.
  • Complete the College placement test if required.
  • Place into ENG 111 and DMA 060.
  • Be interviewed by an admissions counselor after completing the college placement (if required) and/ or all official transcripts have been received by the College.
  • Applicants must have met all admission requirements and submitted program specific application to be considered for admission into the Pharmacy Technology program. Applicants are admitted on a first-come-first-served basis. The College reserves the right to extend the application deadline when warranted.

If admitted, students must:

  • Attend a mandatory orientation by the program director on designated dates.
  • Show satisfactory completion of physical and emotional health by the student’s primary care provider (College will provide approved forms).
Students admitted to the Pharmacy Technology Program at Johnston Community College will submit to criminal background checks and drug screening through the College’s designated service provider upon admission to the program and random drug screening directed by affiliating agencies. Information obtained from the criminal background check could jeopardize the student’s ability to participate in clinical experiences and would result in the inability of the student to complete the program. The student will incur the cost of the criminal background check and drug screening.

The College reserves the right to change any restrictions or program requirements at any time. Johnston Community College will make every effort to lessen the inconvenience any changes created for the students.


For more information, contact:
Admissions Office
(919) 209-2128

Lauree Holliday
Program Director, Pharmacy Technology
(919) 209-2596
Johnston Community College | 245 College Road | PO Box 2350 Smithfield, NC 27577
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