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Pharmacy Technology

Programs of Study

Credit Hours: 64

Format: In-person

Time to Complete: 2 Years

Start Term: Fall

Location: Davidson Campus

Average Starting Salary

$26,610-35,630/year

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What You Can Get

What It's About

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.

Courses You'll Take

Students will prepare prescription medications, mix intravenous solutions and other specialized medications, update patient profiles, maintain inventories, package medications in unit-dose or medi-card form, and gather data used by pharmacists to monitor drug therapy.

What You'll Gain

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 Certification Examination to become a certified pharmacy technician.

64 Credit Hours: $4,864.00

Student Fees: $386.25

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Pharmacy Technician
Advanced Technician Roles: 
  • Sterile Compounding
  • Medication Reconciliation
  • Verification Technician
  • Hazardous Drugs
  • Controlled Substance Diversion
  • Immunization Administration

The Davidson-Davie Community College Pharmacy Technology program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), 7272 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814, 866.279.0681.

The pharmacy technology AAS program at Davidson-Davie Community College has a job placement rate of 100% for the admission cohort 2017 and a rate of 100% for the admission cohort of 2018.

The pharmacy technology program at Davidson-Davie Community College has an exam passage rate of 86% for the admission cohort 2017 and a rate of 86% for the admission cohort of 2018.

 


 

Davidson-Davie is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates, diplomas and associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of Davidson-Davie Community College.

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