Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician

Technical Diploma

Pharmacy technicians are critical in today’s healthcare!

Pharmacy technicians assist licensed pharmacists in dispensing prescription medication. In this program, you learn how to use pharmacy software to build patient profiles, interpret, and enter prescriptions. Graduates may find themselves working in hospital and retail pharmacies, nursing homes, and virtually everywhere medications must be prepared.

The Pharmacy Technician program is offered at Stevens Point Campus. Core program courses are offered via video conference hosted by Lakeshore Technical College and are supported by select classes available in the MSTC District.

Jobs

  • Community Pharmacy Technician
  • Hospital Pharmacy Technician
  • IV Pharmacy Technician
  • Lead Pharmacy Technician
  • Senior Pharmacy Technician

Courses

Note: This program has shared curriculum with Lakeshore Technical College

LTC Logo = Class is offered from Lakeshore Technical College

Catalog# Title Credits  
Term: 1
     
10501101 Medical Terminology 3.00  
10536110 Health Insurance and Reimbursement 3.00 LTC Logo
10536112 Pharmaceutical Calculations 3.00 LTC Logo
10536120 Pharmacy Business Applications 1.00 LTC Logo
10536134 Pharmacy Law 3.00 LTC Logo
10536138 Fundamentals of Reading Prescriptions 2.00 LTC Logo
10801196 Pharmacy Community Clinical 3.00 LTC Logo
    (18 Credits)  
Term: 2
     
10536115 Pharmacology 2.00 LTC Logo
10536122 Pharmacy Drug Distribution Systems 3.00 LTC Logo
10536124 Pharmacy Parenteral Admixtures 1.00 LTC Logo
10536126 Oral/Interpersonal Communication 3.00  
10809198 Intro to Psychology 3.00  
    (17 Credits)  
Choice A
     
10536140 Pharmacy Hospital Clinical 3.00 LTC Logo
10536141 Hospital Clinical Lab 2.00  
    (5 Credits)  
Choice B
     
10536142 Pharmacy Community Clinical-Advanced 2.00 LTC Logo
    (2 Credits)  
An Approved Business Course from LTC such as:
10104102 Principles of Marketing   LTC Logo
10104104 Selling Principles   LTC Logo
10182108 Purchasing   LTC Logo
       
       
Total Credits: 36