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
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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.
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.
As part of the competitive admissions process, each student is evaluated based on a point system.
What to Expect:
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.
Gather Data Used by Pharmacists to Monitor Drug Therapy
Mix Intravenous Solutions and Other Specialized Medications
Package Medications in Unit-Dose or Med-Card Form
Prepare Prescription Medications
Update Patient Profiles
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.
The Pharmacy Technology Program is designed to meet the educational requirements for Pharmacy Technician Certification in North Carolina. Please see the disclosure chart for information regarding Pharmacy Technician Certification in other states.