Pharmacy technicians help licensed pharmacists dispense medication. Technicians work in pharmacies, including those found in grocery and drug stores, and hospitals on a full or part-time basis. This five-month program, including 160 hours of clinical experience is approved by the Maryland Board of Pharmacy and results in Maryland state certification. This program also prepares students forthe Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam (PTCE) for national certification.
Highlights of the Pharmacy Technician Training program:
- offered in the Spring and Fall semesters
- competitively priced
- small - evening classes with lab
- taught by pharmacists and technicians with years of experience
- Job opportunities are expected to increase by 32% from 2010 to 2020.
- Many technicians work evenings, weekends, and holidays.
- 54% of all jobs are in pharmacies and drug stores.
- Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
- Must have a high school diploma or GED
- Complete the Accuplacer Elementary Algebra Placement Test with a score of 82 or higher or have successfully completed DVM-0071 or provide proof of college credits
- Complete the Accuplacer Reading Comprehension Placement Test with a score of 65 or higher or provide proof of college credits
- Have access to the Internet
- Have a working e-mail address
- Have an OWL Link account
- Provide proof of a negative TB test prior to clinical
- Background and drug screening prior to clinical
- Must provide proof of adequate healthcare insurance prior to clinical
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