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Pharmacy Technology, AAS

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Program Description:

The Pharmacy Technology curriculum is a two-year program of study designed to prepare the student for employment and advancement in the pharmacy field. The curriculum requires a minimum of 74 hours of courses in order to obtain an Associate of Applied Science degree. The curriculum prepares the student for employment in pharmacies based in hospitals, retail settings, home health care, nursing homes, clinics, nuclear medicine settings, and mail order prescription companies. Upon graduation from the program, the student is eligible to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam.

Admissions Requirements:

  1. Must meet all general admissions requirements (Refer to Admissions Procedures and Requirements , Hinds Community College catalog)
  2. Must submit an application for acceptance into the program
  3. Must have a composite score of 18 on the ACT
  4. Must have a CPR-Health Care Provider Certification
  5. Must have a clear background check.

Campus Location:

Jackson Campus-Academic/Technical Center - 601.366.1405

1st Year

Total: 6 SH

2nd Year

Total: 15 SH

Total: 18 SH

* Refer to Minimum Requirements for an AAS Degree  in Hinds Community College catalog.

** Students who lack entry level skills in math, English, science, etc. will be provided related studies. All required courses must be completed with a “C” or above.

Completion Award: Associate in Applied Science Degree 74-77 SH

**Additional Graduation Requirement: Any student (first-time, transfer, and part-time) who begins at Hinds Fall 2007 and later will be required to take LLS 1312 /RST 1312 /RSV 1312 - Orientation  course in order to graduate from the College. Exception: Orientation credit (1-3 hrs) transferred to Hinds from another college will satisfy our orientation requirement.

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