The Pharmacy Technician Program provides the fundamental knowledge, skills and training needed for entry-level employment. Students receive training in pharmaceutical calculations and pharmacy practices, operation and management as well as preparation techniques for pharmaceutical products. Upon successful completion of the one-year program, students receive a Pharmacy Technician Certificate and are registered as a Pharmacy Technician with the Kansas State Board of Pharmacy. Students are then eligible to sit for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination (PTCE) and may become a Nationally Certified Pharmacy Technician.
- Apply the federal, state, and local laws; regulations and professional standards to pharmacy practice.
- Analyze the role of the Pharmacy Technician in distributive pharmacy.
- Perform math function, dosage calculation and compounding techniques.
- Demonstrate ethical and professional conduct in all job-related activities.
- Design and relate messages for effective and appropriate oral and written communication.
This program offers a seamless transition to Fort Hays State University for the following degrees:Health Studies (B.S.)
Post Graduate Jobs
|Job Title||Annual Salary|
|General Medical and Surgical Hopsitals||$14|
|Pharmacies and Drug Stores||$12|
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|Course Code||Course Name||Credits|
|PHRM-100||Pharmacy Technician Science||3|
|SS-102||Student Success Seminar||1|
|PHRM-105||Pharmacy Technician Internship I||4|
|PHRM-106||Pharmacy Technician Certification||1|
|PHRM-125||Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians I||3|
|PHRM-207||Advanced Pharmacy Operations w/Lab||3|
|PHRM-108||Pharmacy Technician Seminar||1|
|General Education Course Requirements|
|CIS-100||Computer Applications T▸||3|
|SS-100||General Psychology T▸||3|
T▸ - Course eligible for transfer to a state university.
The field of pharmacy technology is growing at a rapid rate. Hospitals and other healthcare institutions are actively seeking individuals with this expertise. Over the next several years, job opportunities for pharmacy technicians are expected to increase by 32% nationwide.