PrePharm Tech
  • Grade Level: 11, 12

    Credits: 3 per year (1.5 per semester)   

    Location: On-site at NEWTech

    Duration: 540 hours (year-long)

    Prerequisite(s): Junior or Senior standing             

    Program Description:
    The Pre-Pharmacy Technology program introduces students to the skills necessary for entry-level positions in retail, hospital and mail order pharmacies. Students will learn how to process prescriptions, prepare IV medications, order and stock medications as well as operate and troubleshoot automated drug dispensing systems. This program will provide afoundation for students who want to pursue a career as a pharmacy technician or pharmacist.

    High School Credit Equivalencies: None

    Certifications: Pharmacy Assistant; HIV/AIDS; First Aid/CPR

    Careers in this field:

    • Pharmacy Technician
    • Pharmacy Assistant
    • Pharmacist
    • Medical Lab Technician
    • Toxicologist

    Program Uniform Information

Pharm Tech