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Wiregrass Georgia Technical College - Pharmacy Technology Program

Pharmacy Technology Program

General Info

  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia. Our programs use cutting-edge technology and offer easy access to lifelong learning for all Georgians. We offer a seamless education process in which students can transfer credits efficiently as they advance from secondary schools to technical colleges, and to the colleges and universities within the University System of Georgia.
  • Mission:
    The mission of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College, a public two-year technical college and a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, is to promote community, educational, and economic development by providing a highly trained workforce for South Central Georgia. The college fulfills the mission by providing quality technical and academic instruction, through campus-based and distance education delivery methods, leading to associate of applied science degrees, diplomas, and technical certificates of credit; customized training for new and existing industries; professional and personal development through continuing education programs; and adult education services to meet the needs of citizens, business, and industry in the service area

The Program

Pharmacy Technology Program
  • The Pharmacy Technology Diploma is designed to enable the student to acquire the knowledge, skills and attitudes for employment within a pharmacy.
  • Program graduates will be able to perform a variety of technical duties related to preparing and dispensing drugs in accordance with standard procedures and laws under the supervision of a registered pharmacist.
  • A variety of clinical experiences is designed to integrate theory and practice. Graduates will be employable as an entry level pharmacy technician.

Admission Requirements

Entrance Requirements

  • Submit a completed application and application fee;
  • Be at least 18 years of age;
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript;
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
  • Present acceptable SAT, ACT, or CPE scores taken within the last 60 months, or acceptable COMPASS or ASSET scores taken within the last 60 months. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.
  • American Heart Association Provider CPR Certification, physical examination, completed immunizations, criminal background check and drug screen required prior to start of clinical rotation.
  • Competitive admission program - Admission to the college does not guarantee admission to the Pharmacy Technology Program.

Accreditation

Accredited by American Society of Health System Pharmacists.

Academic Degree

Pharmacy Technology Diploma

Address

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College
4089 Val Tech Rd
Valdosta, GA 31602

Voice +1.229.259.5581
Fax +1.229.333.7180
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Added: Wed Sep 12 2012
Last Modified: Wed Feb 12 2014