Pharmacy Technician

The Pharmacy Technician program at NDSCS prepares students for a broad range of career options in settings from pharmacies to hospitals.


Pharmacy Technicians help licensed pharmacists provide medication and other healthcare products. Technician duties often include: 

  • Performing the technical tasks necessary to prepare medications 
  • Compounding of extemporaneous and sterile products 
  • Processing prescriptions 
  • Computer entry 

Due to a nationwide growing consumer demand for prescription medications, pharmacy technicians are in high demand and serve an important roll in today’s pharmacy industry.

What is a Pharmacy Technician?

The NDSCS Pharmacy Technician Program is fully accredited by the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP) 7272 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814

Note for Online Students: Specific meeting days and times are required for remote students to attend online.


Programs, Degrees & Certificates

Pharmacy Technician (Certificate)

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Pharmacy Technician (A.A.S. degree)

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Pharmacy Technician Graduates from 2017-18 Academic Year
Graduates Registered Jobs Reported Avg. Beginning Monthly Salary High Monthly Salary Placement Rate
7 262 $3,240 $4,333 100%
Pharmacy Technician students

BSC and NDSCS announce joint Pharmacy Technician degree delivery in Bismarck

Collaboration will address western ND shortage in vital healthcare role.