Pharmacy Technician Certificate

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About the Program


The Pharmacy Technician Certificate of Technical  Studies provides academic and clinical education in pharmacy practice. The program includes instruction in pharmacology, pharmacy calculations, clinical practice, preparing and dispensing medications, classification of drugs, sterile products and materials management. The skills of the pharmacy technician complement those of the registered pharmacist. 

The Pharmacy Technician program at Delgado Community College is a two semester, full-time program of combined clinical and classroom education. Upon successful completion, students will be prepared to take the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB).