Associate of Applied Science
National American University's (NAU) Associate of Applied Science Pharmacy Technician degree program prepares students to measure, mix, count out, label, and record amounts and dosages of medications under the direction of a pharmacist. Questions regarding prescriptions, drug information, or health matters must be referred to a pharmacist. Pharmacy technicians work in a wide variety of practice settings, including community pharmacies, hospitals, the military, in-home healthcare settings, long term care facilities, mail service pharmacies, managed healthcare organizations, and educational programs. The pharmacy technician program at NAU is offered in a manner that accommodates traditional students and working adults who wish to sit for the national certification exam and seek employment in this healthcare field.
NAU’s Associate of Applied Science Pharmacy Technician degree is offered at Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Independence, Roseville, Sioux Falls, and Zona Rosa. Programs at Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Roseville, and Sioux Falls are accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) http://www.ashp.org/menu/Accreditation.aspx. For almost 70 years, ASHP has worked to improve medication use and patient safety. And with our accredited program, you can be a part of their mission as you enter the field of pharmacy technology.
To learn more about program goals, learning outcomes and course descriptions, view the undergraduate catalog.
NAU offers courses online, on-campus, or a combination of both, depending on program and availability.
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