The Pharmacy Technician program is designed to prepare students to assist and support licensed pharmacists in providing health care and medications to patients.
Get the skills you need to assist and support licensed pharmacists. Pharmacy technicians work in hospital, retail, home health care, nursing home, clinic, nuclear medicine, and mail order prescription pharmacies
A QUALITY EDUCATION
Occupational Objectives: Pharmacy technicians have been employed with medical insurance, medical computer software, drug manufacturing, drug wholesale, and food processing companies, and as instructors in pharmacy technician training programs. Currently, hospitals, home health care, and retail pharmacies hire the majority of technicians.
*Students are required to have a background check from the Dept. of State Police by the completion of the first semester.
PAYING FOR COLLEGE
Southwest Virginia Community College has options to help you pay for a degree or certificate. A high percentage of students receive assistance through financial aid. Learn about paying for college and current tuition-free programs here.