Program of Study

Course work includes effective communication and critical thinking skills necessary for safe preparation and distribution of medications.

Additional Information

Technical Standards

Careers Available

Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in hospitals, nursing homes, research laboratories, wholesale drug companies, private and chain drug stores, and pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities. Graduates may be eligible to take the National Certification Exam developed by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.

Recommended Courses and Skills

Courses will include content in normal human anatomy and physiology, mathematics, ethical/legal issues, business practices, and psychology. A strong science aptitude is recommended.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Manual dexterity, critical thinking and problem solving skills, attention to detail, strong communication and interpersonal skills, sense of responsibility and initiative, and ability to work with diverse groups and individuals.


Forsyth Tech Pharmacy Technology Program is accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP), 7272 Wisconsin Avenue Bethesda MD 20814 or

Program Offerings

Program Credential Level Offered Code
Pharmacy Technology Associate in Applied Science Evening A45580
Pharmacy Technology Associate in Applied Science Evening Part-time A45580
Pharmacy Technology Diploma Evening D45580
Pharmacy Technology Diploma Evening Part-time D45580

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Pharmacy Technology program, contact Mary Chamberlain, Program Coordinator, at 336.757.3350 or