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Pharmacy Technician Certificate of Proficiency

The Certificate of Proficiency in Pharmacy Technician is a course of study that will prepare students to assist pharmacists with dispensing information and processing prescriptions.  Most states and employers require pharmacy technicians to be certified/registered with an official board of pharmacy.  Many pharmacy technician job postings prefer individuals who are currently enrolled in a pharmacy technician school or are already certified.

Graduates of this program will be eligible to sit for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam.


The matrix below is a sample plan for all coursework required for this program.

Course Number and Name Credits
HSCI 1113 3
HSCI 1123 3
HSCI 1243 3
HIT 1103 or HIT 1213 3
HIT 1233 3
Total Hours  15

To receive a Certificate of Proficiency, application must be made to the Office of Student Services. Students must be currently enrolled to request a Certificate of Proficiency be awarded.