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Pharmacy Technology (C) Certificate

This program is designed to prepare students for employment as pharmacy technicians. Pharmacy technicians function under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist.

This program is competency based and teaches the appropriate skills, knowledge and perspectives needed to succeed within the pharmacy technology field. Students have the opportunity to learn competence in oral and written communication as well as math and computer skills specific to the workplace.

Once students have successfully completed this program, they are eligible take the mandated licensure exam.

The LSCO Pharmacy Technology Program is fully accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. 

In 2018, the LSCO Pharmacy Technology Program was ranked in the Top 10 Pharmacy Technician Schools in the state of Texas and one of the Top 75 Pharmacy Technician Schools in the nation. 

Program of Study

Course SubjectCourse TitleCredit Hours
First Semester
PHRA 1301 Introduction to Pharmacy 3
PHRA 1305 Drug Classification 3
PHRA 1313 Community Pharmacy Practice 3
PHRA 2260 Clinical Pharmacy Practice 2
Total Hours: 11
Second Semester
PHRA 1304 Pharmacotherapy and Disease Process 3
PHRA 1309 Pharmaceutical Mathematic I 3
PHRA 1445 Intravenous Admixture and Sterile Compounding 4
PHRA 1349 Institutional Pharmacy Practice 3
PHRA 2361 Clinical Pharmacy Practice 3
Total Hours: 16
Grand Total: 27

View course descriptions here: Course Catalog