Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician

Associate in Applied Science Degree, Certificate

Available at: Windward Campus

Various students mix together medicines in the lab.

Program Overview

The Pharmacy Technology Program curriculum is designed to prepare students for a career as a Certified Pharmacy Technician, a health care professional who works directly under the supervision of a Registered Pharmacist in providing health care and medications to patients in institutional (hospital) and retail settings. The responsibilities of a Certified Pharmacy Technician include the ability to order, stock, package, prepare medications, operate computerized dispensing systems, prepare insurance claim forms, and maintain written or computerized patient medication records.

Curriculum

Accreditation

Del Mar College Pharmacy Technology program has received Accredited status from the Accreditation Services Division of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, 7272 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814.

Program Outcomes

Program Outcomes Percentage (%)
PTCB National Certification Exam Results First-time Pass Rate 2021 97
PTCB Overall Pass Rates for Program 3-year Cycle 61
Program Completion Rate 3-year Cycle 78

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Page last updated April 5, 2022.