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Pharmacy Technician Program

General Info

Spartanburg Community College (SCC) (Formerly Spartanburg Technical College or Spartanburg Tech), found in 1963, is a public, suburban, two-year comprehensive, open-admission institution of higher education serving the citizens of Spartanburg, Cherokee, and Union counties in Upstate South Carolina.

The Program

Pharmacy Technician Program

  • The Pharmacy Technician Program prepares graduates to perform essential functions in various areas of pharmacy practice including retail, hospital, long-term care, home-health care, physician office pharmacies and specialized areas of pharmacy.
  • The program provides employers with a competent technician to assist the pharmacist within their scope of practice and to perform necessary unsupervised daily tasks including basic to extensive medication preparation, dosage calculations, compounding, IV admixture patient information maintenance, inventory and quality control.
  • Students in a pharmacy lab and in local pharmacies build proficiency in pharmacy processes and procedures such as procuring, manipulating, and preparing drugs for dispensing.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

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  • H.S. Diploma or GED equivalency,
  • admission testing,
  • meet with admissions counselor,
  • transcript,
  • attend orientation session,
  • Biology or Chemistry in H.S. or equivalent,
  • Math 101 (Beginning Algebra) and AHS 104 (Medical Vocabulary/Anatomy).
  • Graduates must be 18 years old.

Accreditation

Accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

Academic Degree

Pharmacy Technician Certificate

Address

Spartanburg Community College
1201 New Cut Rd
Spartanburg, SC 29303

Voice +1.864.592.4800
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