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Students are admitted to the Pharmacy Technician Program in January and August of each year. Course content is sequential, and students should plan to enroll in all Pharmacy Technician courses in the order and during the terms indicated in the following curriculum outline.

Course Number

Course Title

Contact Hours

Vocational Credits


Major Courses – 1 st Semester




Occupational Completion point A



HSC 0003

Introduction to Health Care*


3.0 credits


Occupational Completion Point B



PTN 0003

Introduction to Pharm Practice &Med. Terminology


3.0 credits

PTN 0004

Pharmacy Practitioner Applications


3.0 credits

PTN 0021

Drug Classifications


3.0 credits

PTN 0006

Pharmacy Calculations


3.0 credits

PTN 0041

Pharm Tech Hospital Field Experience


10.0 credits

PTN 0049

Pharmacy Tech Retail Store Field Experience


10.0 credits




32.0 Credits




35.0 credits


All Medical Campus students must complete the FDLE Waiver and Statement form.This form is to authorize dissemination to Miami Dade College - Medical Campus of any national criminal history record that may pertain to you.

In addition, all program students must complete a "background check" through the identified MDC agent and cleared by the 1st day of class. Depending on your program of study an additional background check may be required. In addition, prior to entry into a clinical site, some clinical sites will require more frequent background checks and clearance.

Successful completion of the MDC level two background check process or completion of a MDC nursing/health sciences program does not guarantee a graduate's eligibility for participation in the professional credentialing process or for related employment. Credentialing agencies and health care employers may have additional eligibility criteria not required by an educational institution. Individuals who have been arrested or convicted of any felony crime during the last 15 years are strongly urged to inquire directly of the licensing board in the jurisdiction in which they intend to practice.

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