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NEW Pharmacy Tech

2 Semesters || 25 Credits

Duties: Pharmacy technicians help licensed pharmacists prepare, fill, and dispense prescription medication to customers or health professionals. The majority of pharmacy technicians work in retail pharmacies and hospitals.

Application Period: Begins in the fall semester and ends in the spring semester.  The program cannot be taken out of sequence.

Licensure/Certification: Graduates receive a career studies certificate from PHCC and are eligible to apply to take the Virginia Pharmacy Technician examination. 

Salary/Career Info: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/pharmacy-technicians.htm

 

Notice: In this program, you will be required to pass a mandatory drug screening and criminal background check. Together, these will cost a minimum of $86 not calculated in course fees and tuition.