Associate of Applied Science in Health Care Specialist / Pharmacy Technician
State Fair Community College

Program Details

SFCC offers the online AAS in Health Care Specialist with a concentration in Pharmacy Technician. This program includes all the courses from the Professional Certificate in Pharmacy Technician as well as general education courses in communications, math, social science, wellness, and other general education electives. Graduates of this program will have the skills necessary to work in both retail and hospital pharmacies, as well as related fields in the health care industry. The CPhT is a nationally recognized certification and is required in some states.

Sample of Program Courses:

  • Technology and Health Care
  • Human Physiology with Lab
  • Human Anatomy with Lab
  • Medical Terminology
  • First Aid


This degree program requires 61.5 credits and clinical rotations for completion.

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Placement testing (ACT, Compass, or ACCUPLACER scores taken within the last 3 years may waive this requirement)

School Accreditation Statement

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