Online Pharmacy Technology Curriculum

The online Pharmacy Technology Programs are designed to prepare students to become pharmacy technicians. A pharmacy technician is one who generally assists and supports licensed pharmacists in a wide variety of activities including, but not limited to, ordering, stocking, and packaging prescription and over-the-counter medications, inventory control, maintaining records, preparing medication labels, and preparing insurance claims.

Associate of Science Degree

In the online Pharmacy Technology Associate of Science Degree Program graduates are provided the opportunity to learn pharmacy technician practices/ethics, pharmacy terminology and calculation, microbiology, pharmacy operations and claims, compounding aseptic technique & non-sterile compounding as well as gain a more specialized knowledge in sterile product technology and problem solving. The Pharmacy Technology program student will be provided the opportunity to prepare to work as a pharmacy technician in a retail pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, clinical pharmacy, nursing home, doctor’s office, or home health care agency. This online Pharmacy Technology program also gives graduates the general education necessary to manage interpersonal and social situations by preparing them to advance in their professional and personal life. These online classes are designed for full-time students to complete the program in 18 months. All course credits earned in this program are applicable to the Pharmacy Technology Health Care Administration – Pharmacy Technology Bachelor of Science Degree Programs.

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Program Requirements Quarter Course Credit Hours
Total Quarter Course Credit Hours Required 96

*This course fulfills a general education requirement.

Bachelor of Science Degree

The online Health Care Administration - Pharmacy Technology Bachelor of Science Degree Program is designed to provide students with the knowledge necessary to successfully manage health care organizations and services. The online Health Care Administration - Pharmacy Technology program focuses on teaching students key business administration techniques, while tailoring those learned skills to the health care industry. Successful Health Care Administration - Pharmacy Technology students will gain the practical, real- world knowledge needed to be successful in the health care industry. Upon completion of the program, the student is prepared for entry-level employment in hospitals, physicians offices, nursing and residential facilities, home health care centers, and related occupations. These online classes are designed for full-time students to complete the program in 36 months.

This program requires all the courses in the Pharmacy Technology Associate of Science Degree Program as well as the following:

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Program Requirements Quarter Course Credit Hours
Total Quarter Course Credit Hours Required 180

*Students must complete a minimum of 56 quarter course credit hours or equivalent in General Education containing at least one course in each of the following areas: humanities, mathematics, science, and social science.

**Students must complete a minimum of 48 quarter course credit hours or 12 courses of the Health Care Administration courses identified at the 300 and 400 level.

January 1, 2014

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