Pharmacy Technology (PT)
Cabarrus College offers an Associate’s Degree in Pharmacy Technology for those who want training to become pharmacy technicians. Students are prepared to safely, accurately and efficiently function in this role in a variety of settings. Likewise, necessary skills are developed to provide medication management functions that do not require the judgment of a licensed pharmacist. Successful completion of this program will help you acquire a degree to become an Advanced Pharmacy Technician.
The Pharmacy Technology associate’s degree is a 66 credit hour program. Course work include General Education courses (21 hrs.) and Pharmacy courses (48 hrs.) through a combination of online classes and traditional campus classes. Additionally, study includes clinical experiences to further develop the students’ skills and build valuable relationships with area pharmacies. This program is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Admission requirements include official transcripts from previously attended high school and colleges, two personal references, and acceptable scores on the ASSET or ACT tests.
1) Submit an official transcript showing evidence of high school or college level Algebra I, Algebra II or either geometry or a math with Algebra II as prerequisite, and biology with a preferred minimum grade of ""C.""
2) Supply two references speaking to academic ability and work ethic.
3) Present acceptable scores on either the ASSET test (42 - writing, 42 - reading and 39 - numerical), the SAT I (470 - critical reading and 440 - math) OR the ACT (composite score of 19).
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
Combination of Online and Traditional Campus Courses.
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