Pharmacy Technology

Pharmacy Technology

The Diploma Program begins each Summer Semester.

The Next Certificate Program will begin Spring 2015.

Pharmacy Technology

The Prescription for a Great Career

MTC currently offers two Pharmacy Technician programs, the Diploma Curriculum Program and the Community Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program.

The Community Pharmacy Technician Certificate program is offered through the Airport Campus of Midlands Technical College.  This program is accredited by the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP) and meets criteria for Pharmacy Technician state certification requirements mandated by the South Carolina Board of Pharmacy.  This program has been developed to accommodate the individual who has current work experience in a community retail pharmacy setting and needs to become SC state certified Pharmacy Technician.

MTC also offers the traditional diploma-level Pharmacy Technician Program at Midlands Technical College. This program consists of three semesters of instruction for a total of forty-nine credit hours.  This program is accredited by the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP) and meets criteria for Pharmacy Technician state certification requirements mandated by the South Carolina Board of Pharmacy.  This program prepares an individual to practice in a variety of settings including community retail pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, infusion services, home health, long-term care facilities, military and VA services.

You can learn more about the career at the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook at

  http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Healthcare/Pharmacy-technicians.htm.

For more information regarding State Certificate in South Carolina, please visit:

 http://www.llr.state.sc.us/POL/Pharmacy/PFORMS/Pharmacy%20Technician%20State%20Certification%20Requirements.pdf.