Pharmacy Technician Career Major - Overview

Pharmacy Technician

pharmacy technician
Campus
Health Careers Center
(Springlake Campus)
Career Major Length
720 hours
Who Can Enroll
Juniors & Seniors
Schedule
M-F 7:40-10:30A &/or 11:25A-2:15P
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$0.00
Average Oklahoma Salary
$11/hr

After completion of the Health Careers core curriculum, students in this major will learn the state and federal laws concerning controlled substances, classification of drugs, and pharmaceutical math. Medical and pharmaceutical terminology will also be covered including how to properly pronounce drug names. Students will also learn the customer service and employability skills necessary to succeed in a retail pharmacy.

Career Major Length
720.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
Health Careers Core Curriculum
225.00
Medical Terminology
45.00
Anatomy
60.00
Physiology
60.00
Healthcare Provider CPR and First Aid
15.00
Orientation to the Pharmacy Technician Career
15.00
Pharmacy Law and Ethics
15.00
Pharmacology for PhT
75.00
Pharmacological Calculations
60.00
Retail Pharmacy Operations
30.00
Pharmaceutical Terminology
15.00
Professional Skills in the Pharmacy
15.00
Pharmacy Technician Certification Preparation
30.00
Pharmacy Technician Internship
60.00

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Reading and math skills at the 10th grade level or above
  • A positive attitude
  • A general interest in health careers
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to relate to people in a caring, empathetic manner
  • Good eye-hand coordination
  • Good physical and mental health
  • Dependability
  • Ability to do work effectively with a wide variety of personality types

Certifications Available

  • CPR