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Associate of Science in Health Sciences / Pharmacy Technician

Program Details

The online Associate of Science in Health Sciences in Pharmacy Technician program prepares students for employment as pharmacy technicians through the study of theoretical and practical skills consistent with the pharmaceutical industry’s expectations of the technician position.  In the pharmacy technician associates degree program, students will gain knowledge in the technical aspects of pharmaceutical techniques as well as the skills needed to professionally interact with patients and critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Technical skills specifically developed include medication dispensing, maintenance of written and computerized patient medication records, billing and insurance processes, and maintaining patient profiles.

Requirements

This degree program requires 61.5 credits and a 180-hour externship for completion.

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Level I background check
  • Math skills assessment
  • Drug screening

Accreditation & Licensing

Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES)

Restrictions

Arkansas and Kansas residents are awarded an Associate of Applied Science degree due to state requirements and restrictions.

Not enrolling students who reside in California, Connecticut, Guam, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Washington D.C., and West Virginia.

Disclosure

Gainful employment information can be found at ultimatemedical.edu/gainful-employment.pdf and includes information on tuition, loan debt, completion, placement and occupations.