Acquire the skills to Process and Dispense Prescriptions Accurately

  • 20 classes
  • 90 credits
  • 1 Associate Degree

take the path
to a rewarding career

The mission of the Associate of Applied Science in Pharmacy Technician program is to educate and graduate pharmacy technicians capable of assisting pharmacists in the preparation and dispensing of medications. The program seeks to prepare graduates 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.

The key areas of focus:

  • Filling daily drug orders
  • Evaluation and authorization of prior pharmacy requests
  • Customer complaints resolution
  • Operating cash registers
  • Processing return drugs
  • Assisting patients
  • Reviewing facility pre-list and preparing 30-day cards
  • Screening and reviewing requests
  • Assisting pharmacist in selecting and preparing medications.
  • Pre-packing frequently ordered medications
  • Facilitation resolution of drug coverage issues
  • Insurance Benefit Verification
  • Reviewing orders for completeness
  • Assisting 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

20
classes

Earn Your DEGREE
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

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