Interested in this program? Attend a free orientation.
ORIENTATION 7/9/13 and 8/5/13 6 PM in Center for Health Studies room 2101
Pharmacy technicians help licensed pharmacists dispense medication. Technicians work in pharmacies, including those found in grocery and drug stores, and in hospitals. Most work full time, but many work part time.
The Pharmacy Technician Training program and final exam
- Maryland Board of Pharmacy approved
- includes 160 hour clinical training
- five-month program
- offered in the spring and fall semesters
- competitively priced
- evening classes
- taught by pharmacists and technician with years of experience
- small classes
- 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.
• HES-332 Pharmacy Technician, $945
• HES-529 Pharmacy Technician Clinical Pt. 1, $125
• HES-530 Pharmacy Technician Clinical Pt. 2, $125
Those who successfully complete this accredited program must then register
with the Maryland Board of Pharmacy to become a Registered Pharmacy
Techn ician (RPHT) to work in the state of Maryland. This program also
prepares students to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
(PTCB) national exam.
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This five-month training program includes in-class and online instruction and 160 hours of on-site pharmacy clinical expereince. It is designed to provide the health care worker with information on the duties and responsibilities of a pharmacy technician in a variety of health care settings.
1. Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
2. Must take the math placement test and score 80 or higher.
3. Must take the reading comprehension placement test and score 65 or higher.
4. Must provide a negative TB test prior to participating in a clinical.
5. Must provide proof of a background check and drug screening prior to participating in a clinical. Information will be given at the first class.