A new remedy with career advancement opportunities!
Do you like helping others using your interpersonal skills? Do you like educating others on topics that you know? Does
the thought of mixing medications and filling prescriptions appeal to you? Would you like to work with other
professionals providing health care to patients?
What is Allied Health – Pharmacy Technician?
If you answered YES to these questions, Pennsylvania
Institute of Technology's Allied Health – Pharmacy Technician degree program is
This degree program prepares graduates for dispensing
prescriptions, educating customers or patients on the proper prescription usage
and communicating with prescribing physicians to ensure prescription safety. In
addition, Pharmacy Technicians measure medication dosages, mix medications,
package and label prescriptions and use computers to maintain customer or
patient prescription history. In some venues, Pharmacy Technicians prepare IV
bags of medicinal solutions. Pharmacy Technicians also conduct drug inventory
and re-order drugs from pharmaceutical manufacturers.
Additionally, this degree program prepares
students for CAREER ADVANCEMENT by including courses in communications,
biology, chemistry, mathematics, computer applications, humanities, and the
Allied Health – Pharmacy Technicians work in the following:
Where can I go after I earn my Allied Health – Pharmacy Technician degree?
National retail pharmacies
Long-term care facilities
After earning your degree, you are prepared to
start work immediately. P.I.T. has transfer agreements with a number of
colleges and universities in the area. These agreements enable you to transfer
your college credits earned at P.I.T. and complete a bachelor degree at one of
these educational partners. P.I.T. will prepare you for the next step that’s
right for YOU!
Why choose P.I.T. for your Allied Health – Pharmacy Technician degree?
Earn an associate degree with
the focus on Pharmacy Technician
Our Allied Health –
Pharmacy Technician degree provides you with working knowledge of assigning dosages
and calculations, mixing medications, filling prescriptions, compounding,
preparing IV solutions, and many other pharmacy skills. This program also prepares
you to take a nationwide certification examination and includes an array of
other courses that prepare you for career advancement.
- Choice of externship or
You will have the
opportunity to practice your skills at the site of a health care provider or at
P.I.T. using software simulations and actual “hands on” skills.
either come from a real world background or still hold positions in the health
care field. They share their working knowledge to better prepare our students
to enter the workplace.
YOUR SUCCESS is our success
Our faculty and
staff are dedicated to your success. Graduates tell us that everyone at P.I.T.
ensured that they were successful.
Intimate Learning Environment
and Family Atmosphere
know each student on a first name basis. Smaller class sizes allow us to focus
on each student’s individual strengths and areas to improve.
“parallel learning” approach saves time and money for our students. We offer
skill strengthening and degree classes at the same time, fast-tracking students
to a degree.
Our flexible course
schedules are ideal for students balancing work, family, and school.
from both instructors and honor students is available to ALL P.I.T. students, free of charge.
Portfolio Building and
The value of a
P.I.T. education extends beyond the classroom! Our instructors work hard to
prepare graduates through portfolio building and interview coaching.
The Allied Health – Pharmacy Technician
program prepares you for an immediate job and the college credits earned
at P.I.T. count towards earning a bachelor degree or beyond at one of
our partner colleges or universities.