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Pharmacy Technician

A pharmacy technician works under the supervision of a pharmacist to assist with filling and dispensing medications, maintaining patient records, medicatiion labeling and other job-related duties.

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Southwest offers a two-semester Pharmacy Technician Technical Certificate program that begins each fall and spring.

Students in the program will rotate in assigned pharmacy settings. During this period, the program calendar will differ from the academic calendar. The Pharmacy Technician program is accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP).

This program has an application deadline of July 1 for fall and November 1 for spring enrollment. For more information view the Pharmacy Technician General and Admission Procedures

Pharmacy Technician Program