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The Pharmacy Technician (PT) Program is a certificate program that can be completed in one year in addition to one semester of prerequisites and an externship of a minimum of 160 hours of experiential training following didactic training.  The program prepares and trains individuals for a career as a pharmacy technician.  Pharmacy Technicians  may seek employment in a wide variety of contemporary pharmacy settings,  PTs function by assisting the pharmacist in serving patients, maintaining medication and inventory control systems, and participating in the administration and management of pharmacy practice. The Pharmacy Technician  Program is an accredited program with American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).    Upon the successful completion of coursework, students receive a certificate of completion from Utah State University.  At that time students are eligible to submit an application and if accepted, sit for the certification through ASHP which will allow them to become a certified pharmacy technician.  Students successfully completing the program will be well prepared for a career as a pharmacy technician.

Pharmacy Technicians  may seek employment in a wide variety of contemporary pharmacy settings,  PTs function by assisting the pharmacist in serving patients, maintaining medication and inventory control systems, and participating in the administration and management of pharmacy practice.

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