Pharmacy Technology

Program Description

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The Pharmacy Technology Program prepares individuals to assist the pharmacist in duties that a technician can legally perform and to function within the boundaries prescribed by the pharmacist and the employment agency.

Program Content

Students will prepare prescription medications, mix intravenous solutions and other specialized medications, update patient profiles, maintain inventories, package medications in unit-dose or med-card form, and gather data used by pharmacists to monitor drug therapy.

Employment Opportunities

Employment opportunities include retail, hospitals, nursing homes, research laboratories, wholesale drug companies, and pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities. Graduates from the program may be eligible to take the National Certification Examination to become a certified pharmacy technician.

Additional Information

More information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program,
estimated cost of program, and other important information.

Additional information about Pharmacy Technology.

The Pharmacy Technology Program is accredited by the American Society of Accreditation logo
Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)/Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
(ACPE) and is operated in compliance with their standards for accredited pharmacy
technician education and training programs.


Applicants must attend a face-to-face information session to obtain an application for Fall 2017. All sessions begin promptly at the start time listed and all interested applicants are expected to attend the full length of time. Applications obtained through the outdated online session will not be accepted. No RSVP or appointment necessary


August 22, 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
September 12, 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
October 6, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
November 7, 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
December 1, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 

All Health Information Sessions are conducted in Health Bldg./Rm. F105

Students must be accepted into the Pharmacy Technology program to register for PHM courses.


Program Information

Dr. Greg Garris
Program Director, Pharmacy Technology
(919) 209-2596


Theresa Lee
Admissions Coordinator, Health Programs
(919) 209-2049

Admissions Office
(919) 209-2128