Dual Enrollment Pharmacy Technician I

This is the first pathway course in the pharmacy sequence and is designed to provide students with the basic skills and knowledge to begin work as a pharmacy technician. Course curriculum topics include: exploring the world of pharmacy, the role of the pharmacy technician in a variety of settings, customer service and interpersonal skills, finance, inventory control, leadership skills, medication maintenance, safety, and building a professional career portfolio.The study of Pharmacy Tech may lead to careers in nuclear pharmacy, oncology pharmacy, pharmacoeconomics, pharmacogenomics, pharmaceutical sales, and academia. Within these career fields, jobs can be acquired in retail pharmacies, federal and state institutions, hospital and nursing home pharmacies, HMOs, mail-order pharmacies, and pharmaceutical manufacture. The two-year coursework will fulfill the requirements to take a Board of Pharmacy certification exam.


Enrolled in Governor's Health Sciences Academy or completed Introduction to Health and Medical Sciences and meet college dual enrollment qualifications



High School Credits


School Level

High School




full year