Department Chair

Office
Health Technologies Center, Room 253-F, 2201 Hull Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone Number
Office Hours Mon-Fri
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Email
Dina Adams

Accreditation

The Pharmacy Technology Program at Fayetteville Technical Community College is accredited by the Pharmacy Technician Accreditation Commission (ASHP/ACPE) and is operated in compliance with their standards for accredited pharmacy technology programs.

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Bethesda, MD 20814
Telephone: 301.664.8645 | Email: asd@ashp.org | Website: ASHP

Estimated Program Costs

Please note that all costs are estimates and subject to change. Tuition is established by the State Board of Community Colleges and North Carolina General Assembly and is subject to change without notice.

Competitive Admissions

A student must complete all pre-requisites and gain competitive points in order to apply for approval to the Pharmacy Technology program.
Once approved for a Health program, students will be provided with information regarding books, uniforms, supplies and equipment, and any additional program requirements.
Advisee Handbook

Competitive Points

As part of the competitive admissions process, each student is evaluated based on a point system. 
Pharmacy Technology awards 15 competitive points for applicants that attend the information session.

 

What to Expect:

Course Work

The Pharmacy Technology Program prepares individuals to assist the pharmacist in duties that a technician can legally perform and to function within the boundaries prescribed by the pharmacist and the employment agency.

Associate Degree Program

Trains students to become pharmacy technicians working under the supervision of licensed pharmacists. Instruction includes classroom, laboratory, and clinical learning experiences.

Courses

Students will:
  • Gather Data Used by Pharmacists to Monitor Drug Therapy
  • Maintain Inventories
  • Mix Intravenous Solutions and Other Specialized Medications
  • Package Medications in Unit-Dose or Med-Card Form
  • Prepare Prescription Medications
  • Update Patient Profiles

Career Paths

Employment opportunities include retail, hospitals, nursing homes, research laboratories, wholesale drug companies, and pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities. Graduates from the program may be eligible to take the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam to become a certified pharmacy technician.
Once employed, registration with the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy is required.

Enroll Now!

At FTCC you can earn a degree in Pharmacy Technology. Contact an Admissions Counselor for assistance or Apply Now!

Associate Degree

Pharmacy Technology (A45580)

Program Length: 4 Semesters
Prerequisite: 1 Unit Biology & 1 Unit Algebra
Award: Associate in Applied Science

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