Program Overview

Pharmacy technicians assist pharmacists in providing patients with medication and other healthcare services. This program introduces students to the basics of pharmacy practice within a variety of settings, including hospitals and retail. Students will learn the foundations of medical terminology and the effects of drugs and chemicals on living organisms before moving on to combine knowledge and skills to become practicing pharmacists.

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What you will learn

  • Drug packaging and labeling

  • Out-patient/hospital dispensing procedures

  • Nonsterile compounding

  • Aseptic technique

  • Sterile compounding

  • Medication errors

  • Medical terminology

  • Pharmacology

  • Pharmacy law basics

Career Pathways

  • Pharmacy technician

  • Pharmacist

  • Pharmaceutical sales

  • Specialized home

  • Health care

  • Nuclear pharmacy

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What else do I need to know?


Fairfield Career Center
3985 Coonpath Road NW
Carroll, OH 43112

Program Length

This is a two-year program designed for juniors and seniors.

Frequently Asked Questions


Students that enroll in this program participate in the SkillsUSA career-technical student organization. SkillsUSA improves the quality of our nation’s future skilled workforce through the development of framework skills that include personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics.

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Additional Resources


We have partnered with PioneerRx, the leading pharmacy software, to bring a more interactive experience to our program.