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Pharmacy Technology

Carrington’s Pharmacy Technology program provides both theory and practical training, which enables technicians, upon licensure*, to function as a competent entry-level assistant to a licensed pharmacist.

Courses cover topics including knowledge of pharmacy calculations, drug distribution systems, characteristics of drugs, and how to prepare sterile dosage forms.

The online degree program, which is only offered to graduates of the Certificate of Achievement program within the State of California,includes a broad base of general education course offerings focusing on:

  • Computer literacy
  • English writing and composition/li>
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social sciences

*States vary in terms of certification, licensure and scope of practice for pharmacy technicians. Generally, students must register with their state’s Board to become a pharmacy technician in-training. Timeframes for completion vary by state, but all states require that pharmacy technicians attain licensure.

Graduates of the Spokane program are approved to practice in the State of Washington.

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