Pharmacy Technology Bridge

Wake Tech Course ID: A45580B

Completion Earns:

AAS - Associate in Applied Science

Total Credits:

64

Campus Availability:

Scheduling Options:

  • Online

Learning Format(s):

Financial Aid:

Yes, financial aid is available for this program

Admissions Information

In coordination with the mission of the North Carolina Community College System and the purpose of Wake Technical Community College, the purpose of the Pharmacy Technology Program is to prepare graduates to become pharmacy technicians.

These allied health professionals assist and support licensed pharmacists in providing prescription medications, over-the-counter drugs, medical equipment and supplies, pharmaceutical care services, and other health care products and services for patients.

The Pharmacy Technology curriculum prepares individuals to assist the pharmacist in duties that a technician can legally perform and to function within the boundaries prescribed by the pharmacist and the employment facility.

The Pharmacy Technology bridge program is an accelerated, associate’s degree program offered as an option for pharmacy technicians that have at least 3 years of working experience in the industry, within the last 10 years.  This program is for technicians that wish to pursue an academic program comprised of general education courses as well as pharmacy technician basics. The associate's degree also offers options to students who plan to use the degree as the foundation for further education. The program strives to balance technical training and classroom instruction in order to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to meet the needs and goals established by the pharmacy profession.

Online Classes with Evening and Weekend Labs.