2019-2020 College Catalog

Pharmacy Technology Diploma

Program Description (Major Code: PT22)

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 licensed pharmacist. A variety of clinical experiences is designed to integrate theory and practice. Graduates will be employable as an entry-level pharmacy technician. As a program graduate, you will be eligible to sit for a national certification exam for pharmacy technologists.

The Pharmacy Technology program at Atlanta Technical College is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

Admissions Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Completion of high school diploma or GED and submission of official transcript required to apply
  • Cannot be convicted of a felony that occurred within the last ten (10) years, and/or any conviction that was drug or pharmacy related
  • Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math
  • Transfer of previous post-secondary credits will be determined by the Office of Enrollment Services