Know Medications and Their Contraindications, and Hone Skills to Process and Dispense Prescriptions Accurately

  • 20 classes
  • 90 credits
  • 1 Associate Degree

The Career you’ve always wanted


take the path
to a rewarding career

The Associate of Applied Science in Pharmacy Technician program objectives are to educate and provide pharmacy technicians capable of assisting pharmacists in the preparation and dispensing of medications. Graduates are capable of working in a variety of healthcare settings such as hospitals, retail, long-term care facilities, home healthcare agencies, clinic pharmacies, mail order pharmacies, and drug wholesalers. Upon completion of the program, students have the necessary knowledge and skills to practice competently as pharmacy technicians.

The skills you will master in

  • Fills daily drug orders
  • Evaluate and authorize approval of prior authorization pharmacy request
  • Resolve customer complaints
  • Operate cash registers
  • Process return drugs
  • Assist patients
  • Review facility pre-list and prepare 30 day cards
  • Screening and reviewing request
  • Assist pharmacist in selecting and preparing medications.
  • Pre-packing frequently ordered medications
  • Facilitation resolution of drug coverage issues
  • Verify insurance benefits
  • Review order for completeness
  • Assists in monthly refills
  • Handling inbound telephone inquiries
  • Customer service

complete your
Associate of Applied Science in Pharmacy Technician

through classroom instruction at one of our Virginia campuses, online instruction, or a combination of both.

total required for graduation

90
credits

20
classes

Earn Your AASPT
on Your Time
CampusOnline

On Campus or online

Where our classes are offered

Time

5 - 10 weeks

Time needed to complete a class

Calander

24 Months

Time needed to finish an associate’s degree

Program Requirements

Complete Your Degreeby meeting the following program requirements
  • Complete Core Requirements
  • Complete Arts and Science Requirements
  • Optionally complete specialization requirements
  • Complete Electives requirement

Core Requirements

Complete following core requirements for AASPT

Core Requirements

Complete all of the following courses

MED110
Anatomy & Physiology 1
MED120
Medical Terminology
MED210
Anatomy & Physiology 2
MED240
Pharmacology 1
MED245
Pharmacology 2
MIB130
Diseases of the Human Body
PHT110
Pharmacy Calculations
PHT220
Institutional & Community Pharmacy Ops
PHT225
Pharmacy Infomatics & Technology
PHT230
Institutional & Community Pharmacy Lab 1
PHT240
Institutional & Community Pharmacy Lab 2
PHT250
Advanced Administration Technical Lab
PHT260
Pharmacy Maintenance
PHT270
Administrative Care Management
PHT290
Pharmacy Externship

Arts & Sciences

Stratford offers following specialization in AASPT

Arts

Select 5 courses from

Arts
See Arts & Sciences section of 2015-2016 Catalog
Sciences
See Arts & Sciences section of 2015-2016 Catalog
  • Core
    Requirements

    Core
    Requirements

    Stratford offers following specialization in AASPT

    • Core Requirements

      Complete all of the following courses

      MED110
      Anatomy & Physiology 1
      MED120
      Medical Terminology
      MED210
      Anatomy & Physiology 2
      MED240
      Pharmacology 1
      MED245
      Pharmacology 2
      MIB130
      Diseases of the Human Body
      PHT110
      Pharmacy Calculations
      PHT220
      Institutional & Community Pharmacy Ops
      PHT225
      Pharmacy Infomatics & Technology
      PHT230
      Institutional & Community Pharmacy Lab 1
      PHT240
      Institutional & Community Pharmacy Lab 2
      PHT250
      Advanced Administration Technical Lab
      PHT260
      Pharmacy Maintenance
      PHT270
      Administrative Care Management
      PHT290
      Pharmacy Externship
  • Arts & Sciences

    Arts & Sciences

    Stratford offers following specialization in AASPT

    • 1. Arts

      Arts

      Select 5 courses from

      Arts
      See Arts & Sciences section of 2015-2016 Catalog
      Sciences
      See Arts & Sciences section of 2015-2016 Catalog

apply what you’ve learned through

capstone projects

  • professional research
  • cumulative application
  • real world solutions
Team Environment

Team environment

we are ready

at stratford university.

are you

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