Associate of Science in Pharmacy Technician


In support of the South College mission statement, the mission of the pharmacy technician program is to provide an innovative, career-focused education that develops pharmacy technicians who are highly knowledgeable and skilled, prepared for national certification, and who provide meaningful support to the operation of a pharmacy practice.


The Associate of Science program in Pharmacy Technician at South College is designed for completion in 6 quarters (18 months).  The program is committed to providing an innovative and career-focused academic experience that produces graduates that are highly knowledgeable and technically prepared to serve as pharmacy technicians.  Students will complete the program in a full-time status using a blended learning format.  Online didactic education, onsite lab intensive training sessions, and clinical internship experiences are combined into a robust curriculum.  Four quarters of the curriculum are the same as that required in the certificate Pharmacy Technician program.  The additional two quarters are required for students desiring to earn a degree.

Clinical internship sites utilized by the program are geographically disbursed.  Students may have to travel outside the local area for placements.  Some evening and weekend hours may be required. 



Advance your career by completing an advanced degree.


Serve the community as a healthcare professional.


Experience hands-on learning outside the classroom through clinical practice.

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Learn the essential skills necessary to becoming a quality healthcare provider. Candidates interested in applying to the Associate of Science in Pharmacy Technician program are encouraged to reach out today!

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Consumer Information: Amounts for tuition, fees, books, and supplies are subject to change. The information included here is estimated for a full-time student.* South College follows the required methodology provided by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission for the reporting of employment information for graduates. This information is compiled on an annual basis and submitted to the Commission by October 15 each year for graduates during the most recently completed reporting year (July 1-June 30). For more detailed information related to the calculation of graduate employment rates, please click here.