2013-2014 Catalog & Handbook 
    Jan 22, 2020  
2013-2014 Catalog & Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pharmacy Technician: Allied Health, AAS

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Allied Health degrees join a student’s prior health education background with business, health team and general education skills that together will help provide graduates with additional employment and career advancement opportunities.

The addition of general business, health and general education courses, as well as core Health Information Services courses complement skill-sets of those who already hold a Pharmacy Technician diploma. An Allied Health AAS Degree also completes the career ladder, which enables students to advance from diploma programs into AAS Degree completion that then qualifies them to pursue a BS degree.

Coursework can be completed in 2 full-time semesters, in various delivery styles of day or evening coursework, as well as online offerings of Business or General Education courses that provide a more flexible scheduling alternative. For those needing a part-time pace for their busy lifestyles, please see an advisor to develop a plan to finish the coursework over 3+ semesters.

Background checks and drug screenings are required for this program.

  • Southeast Tech Laptop Required

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Pharmacy Technician, Allied Health a student will be able to:

Science & Technology

  • To recognize and understand anatomy and medical terminology  as well as pharmacy related to the program modalities.
  • Performance of quality diagnostic and monitoring procedures.
  • Operation and troubleshooting ability of Pharmacy equipment.
  • Collection and review of diagnostic data.

Problem Solving/Critical Thinking

  • Application of recording techniques to obtain best representation of potentials for each testing situation data is collected for.
  • To understand the clinical correlation between patient history and field specific testing.
  • Ability to perform testing for clinically diverse populations in a safe and effective manner.
  • Recognition of artifact and ability to apply troubleshooting techniques for safety and resolution.


  • Exhibit strong work ethic, integrity, teamwork and networking between peers, patients, staff and physicians.
  • Demonstrate awareness to cultural diversity.
  • Maintain accountability for actions and results.
  • Show customer service in all encounters.
  • Encourage professional advancement by urging students to complete certification. 
  • Promote professional memberships in field specific organizations.
  • Remain competitive within profession by participating in continuing education.
  • Awareness of advancement and professional development within profession.


  • To demonstrate professional communication.
  • Follow instructions, verbally and in written format.
  • Provide ethical and compassionate communication with patients, families and professionals.
  • Accurate and concise reports in written documentation.

Please see Health Information Services, Allied Health; Pharmacy Technician, Allied Health; and Surgical Technology, Allied Health for additional program outcomes.

Program Curriculum - Total Credits: 27

Year 1: Pharmacy Technician Diploma Course Completion 48 credits
(Refer to Pharmacy Technician, Diploma )

Year 2: Additional Credits for AAS Degree listed below

Additional Information

*You can choose any courses from the suggested Tech Electives below or work with your Program Advisor for other technical elective options.

Estimated total program fees

Tuition $ 2,808
Fees $2,403
Physical & Immunizations $ 100
Books & Supplies $2,550
Laptop $ 840
Background Check & Drug Screen $ 110
TOTAL $8,811

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