Pharmacy Technician Associate’s Degree

Pharmacy Technician Degree - Associate Degree - National College

Our next term begins September 29 (Apply by January 1)

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This program is also available for International Students.

Being on the Rx Side of Healthcare

National College's Pharmacy Technician degree program is designed to provide you with knowledge, laboratory skills, and field experience so that you can assist pharmacists in providing medication and other healthcare products to patients. Students will gain an understanding of medical and pharmaceutical technology, pharmacology, pharmacy record keeping, pharmaceutical techniques, and pharmacy law and ethics. In addition, a 120 hour externship placement is required so students receive hands-on experience in a pharmacy practice site.

Students completing the pharmacy technician program are prepared to sit for the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) exam offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB).

As a student in Pharmacy Technician degree program, you will:

See also our Pharmacy Technician Diploma.

Your Learning Experience

Pharmacy Systems of Operations
Learn the operational fundamentals to include pharmacy laws, standards, and ethics for pharmacy technicians.

Dosage and Calculations of Medications
Learn how to accurately calculate dosages and properly interpret medication labels.

Introduction of Pharmacology
Learn the basics and issues important in today’s health care settings including legal foundations, over-the-counter and alternative medications, principles of drug action, life span aspects of drug therapies, and substance abuse and misuse.

Program Core Courses

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy Systems of Operation
  • Dosage and Calculations of Medications
  • Advanced Pharmacy Calculations
  • Pharmacy Practices
  • Health Care Law and Ethics
  • Terminology of Body Systems and Support
  • Chemistry
  • Diseases of the Human Body


Why Pharmacy Technician Students Turn To National College:



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