Time to Complete: 2 Years
Start Term: Fall
Location: Davidson Campus
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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.
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.
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
Pharmacy Proctored Testing: $285.00
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 Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award certificates, diplomas and associate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Davidson-Davie Community College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).