Technical Certificate of Credit

The Pharmacy Assistant Technical Certificate of Credit is designed to provide students with short term training to prepare them for entry-level employment in a variety of settings such as hospitals, retail pharmacies, nursing homes, medical clinics, etc. Students will receive didactic instruction and laboratory training in anatomy and physiology, fundamental concepts and principles of receiving, storing and dispensing medication.

Technical Certificate of Credit
Program Length 33 Credit Hours
Education Requirements High School graduate or GED recipient; Minimum Age: 16
Entrance Dates Every Semester
Offered Macon and Milledgeville Campuses


Credit Hours

ALHS 1011 Structure and Function of the Human Body 5
ALHS 1090 Medical Terminology for AHS 2
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
PHAR 1000 Pharmaceutical Calculations 4
PHAR 1010 Pharmacy Technology Fundamentals 5
PHAR 1020 Principles of Dispensing Medications 4
PHAR 1040 Pharmacology 4
PHAR 1050 Pharmacy Technology Practicum 5
PHAR 1055 Pharmacy Assistant Practicum (5)
  Total Hours 35