Associate in Applied Science in Pharmacy Technician
North Dakota State College of Science

Program Details

The online Associate in Applied Science in Pharmacy Technician program prepares students for careers performing and managing the technical distributive functions in pharmacies and pharmacy-related industries, allowing the pharmacists to concentrate on other services that require a pharmacist’s professional education or judgement.  The curriculum covers community and institutional practice, sterile produce preparation, manufacturing, inventory management and record-keeping, medical terminology, and drug products.  Courses also cover communications, writing, psychology, and speech which allows students to gain skills that let them advance in their careers.


Program includes an 8-week internship in community and institutional practice settings, to occur after all classroom requirements are completed.

  • Official high school transcript or GED
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • ACT, SAT, or ACCUPLACER scores

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission