Pharmacy Technology | Casper College, Wyoming

Pharmacy Technology

photo of pharmacy tech graduate Kristin Hawk with medical supplies

Casper College pharmacy technology graduate Kristin Hawks is employed by the VA Central Iowa Health Care System.

Pharmacy technicians assist and support licensed pharmacists in health care agencies and retail settings. Pharmacists provide health care and medications to patients. At Casper College, we stress the importance of packaging and distribution of medicines.

The pharmacy technology program balances technical training and classroom instruction. You will develop the knowledge and skills to succeed on the job, meeting the needs and goals established by the pharmacy profession.

The certificate program prepares students for entry-level employment as pharmacy technicians.

The associate degree program includes general education courses and pharmacy technician basics. The degree provides the foundation for further education.

Why Casper College?
  • Casper College offers the only accredited program in Wyoming that is available online and on campus.
  • Complete the program in as little as three months.
  • You will receive high-level instruction and individualized attention.
  • Pharmacy technology classes are offered online and in the classroom. Online students must attend in-person the lab part of the "Pharmacy Simulation" course on campus.
  • You can select experiential sites in Casper and around the state of Wyoming. Locations include: hospitals, retail outlets, long-term care facilities, home health care agencies, nuclear pharmacy, and compounding pharmacies.
Employment info

Pharmacy technicians work in:

  • Hospitals
  • Retail outlets
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Home health care agencies
  • Nuclear pharmacy
  • Compounding pharmacies
  • Insurance companies
  • Mail order pharmacy
  • Drug manufacturers

Degree and certificate info

For requirements and more information about this program, view its listings in the academic catalog:

Interested in online learning?

All or a portion of the courses in this program may be available online.

Learn more about online programs and courses at Casper College.

How to get into the pharmacy technology program

We limit enrollment in both the degree and certificate programs. You must apply for the pharmacy technology program separate and in addition to the Casper College admission application.

Application deadline: Please contact Sheri Roumell, program director, at 307-268-3033 or sroumell@caspercollege.edu.

Follow these steps

1. Apply to Casper College as a degree-seeking student.

2. Have taken or enrolled in the pre-requisite courses:

  • BIOL 1000 or ZOO 2040/2041 Human Anatomy and Lab or ZOO 2110 Human Physiology
  • CHEM 1005/1006 Basic Chemistry I and Lab
  • HLTK 1200 Medical Terminology
  • MATH 0920

3. Have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better.

4. Confirm that you have completed or will enroll in HLTK 1625 or a BLS for healthcare provider class. You must provide documentation of completion for clinical records.

5. Complete and return the pharmacy technology application for admission (in person, mail, or email)

  • In person: Sheri Roumell, Liesinger Hall, Room 103A
  • By mail: Casper College, Pharmacy Technology Program, 125 College Drive, Casper, WY 82601
  • By email: sroumell@caspercollege.edu

Contact

Academic Assistant, School of Health Science
Office: HS 202
307-268-2235
Pharmacy Technology Program Director
Office: LH 103A
307-268-3033
Interim Dean, School of Health Science
Office: HS 202A
307-268-2495