Nova Scotia Community College

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Pharmacy Technology

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Program Information

School:Nova Scotia Community College
Degree:Certificate; Co-op
Field of Study:Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Description:Are you intrigued by the study of pharmaceuticals and how they work in the body? Could you become interested in the preparation of pharmaceuticals? Can you see yourself working closely with the public and with other professionals as part of the health care team? If so, you will find pharmacy technology to be a stimulating and rewarding field in which to work and study. This career is focused on people, so your ability to work successfully with others will be as important as your knowledge of pharmaceuticals.
URL:Pharmacy Technology at Nova Scotia Community College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,545

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Biology 

High School Graduation Diploma, including, Grade 12 Academic Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics or equivalent or a Nova Scotia High School Graduation Diploma for Adults, including, Academic Chemistry IV ( CHEM 1050) and Academic Math IV ( MATH 1050), Academic Biology IV(BIOL 1050) or equivalent.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on October 24, 2013