Learn to work as a pharmacy technician assisting a pharmacist. This program includes training within laboratory and clinical settings.
Before enrolling in this program, you must submit a Pharmacy Technology application, which is available online in two formats.
NOTE: Some PHT courses have reading and/or math prerequisites. Before beginning PHT coursework, students will need to have either completed REA 091 (or higher) and MAT 092 (or higher); or meet course prerequisite requirements through assessment (i.e. assessment score at the REA 112 level or higher, or Mathematics assessment score at MAT 097 or higher).
Prospective students with a criminal background see https://pima.edu/academics-programs/degrees-certificates/health-sciences/pharmacy-technology/pharmacy-tech-cert/admission.html for licensure and clinical practice eligibility.
What can I do with this certificate?
Career Options: Work in hospitals, nursing care facilities and drug stores and with drug manufacturers, wholesale drug houses and health maintenance organizations.
Academic Options: Pursue other programs in the health field.
Gainful Employment Information: www.pima.edu/ge-crtpharmtech
Lead Faculty: 520-206-7850
Conditional Enrollment Program:
You will be eligible to enroll in PHT courses once you have completed the requirement listed above and the Department has authorized your enrollment. See the program director or advisor for more information.
Conditional Program/Major Codes: CRTPHARMTECH/9PHC