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Pharmacy Technology

Pharmacy technicians assist and support licensed pharmacists in health care agencies and retail settings. At Casper College, we stress the importance of medication safety and the pharmacy technician’s role in the patient-care process.

What are the features of Casper’s program?

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 national certification and employment as pharmacy technicians.

The associate degree program includes general education courses in addition to the certificate program which can provide a foundation for further education.

Why Casper College?
  • Casper College offers the only accredited program in Wyoming that is available online and on campus. Online students must attend the pharmacy simulation laboratory courses on campus.
  • Complete the program in as little as 10 months.
  • You will receive high-level instruction and individualized attention.
  • 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.

What can I do with this major?

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

What are the special admission requirements, if any?

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.

Departmental application form due to the Program Director by March 1st. for primary consideration; if there is still room in the program past this date the Program Director will still accept applications.

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

What courses would I take?

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

Interested in online learning?

A portion of the courses in this program may be available online. Learn more about online programs and courses at Casper College.

Contact Info

Lupe Kerr

Academic Assistant, School of Health Science

Jeff McCarty

Dean, School of Health Science

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