Office Location
Health Technologies Center, Room 253-F, 2201 Hull Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone Number
Office Hours Monday - Friday
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Department Chair: Dina Adams


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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4500 East-West Highway, Suite 900
Bethesda, MD 20814
Telephone: 301-664-8645 | Email: | 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.

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Competitive Points

As part of the competitive admissions process, each student is evaluated based on a point system.

FTCC Pharmacy Technology Certification Exam Pass Rates

2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
100% 100% 90% 100% 100%

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.


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.


Associate Degree

Pharmacy Technology (A45580)

Program Length: 4 Semesters
Prerequisite: H.S. transcript/GED, ENG002 TIER 2 / MAT003 Tier 2 placement test credit or equivalent, 1 unit of Biology
Award: Associate in Applied Science

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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.