LSC-Tomball Pharmacy Technology Program Now Accepting Student Applications

LSC- Tomball Pharmacy Technology is currently accepting student applications for the 2014 fall semester program. The deadline for student application submission is Thursday, July 24, 2014.

Careers in the healthcare industry are ever-increasing across our nation and around the world. The field of Pharmacy Technology is rapidly growing with expected growth rates of 32 percent in the next eight years nationwide. Certified Pharmacy Technicians are in high demand and needed virtually everywhere from hospitals, health clinics, retail pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies to the military.

The LSC- Tomball Pharmacy Technology program accepts a maximum of 20 students per year. Accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP), Pharmacy Technology students can earn their national certification from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) and become a registered technician with the Texas State Board of Pharmacies (TSBP).

Students accepted into the program will begin fall courseson August 25, 2014. The program is eleven months of extensive hands-on training from the classroom to the lab. Students successfully completing the program will earn 31 credit hours of invaluable coursework with an anticipated graduation date in July 2015.

Applicants will be asked to undergo an interview process in order to be considered for admission into the program. Interviews will be conducted from Tuesday, July 29 through Thursday, July 31, 2014 at the LSC- Tomball Health Science Building, located at 700 Graham Drive, Tomball, TX 77375. Qualified applicants will be contacted to schedule a program admission interview.

All applicants must be a high school graduate or have a GED and cannot have any felony convictions. Each applicant must register with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician trainee upon submitting an application for consideration.

Students applying for the Pharmacy Technology program should visit www.lonestar.edu/tomball-pharmtech to review the program requirements, application process and download an application packet. Applicants must print and complete the application form prior to Thursday, July 24, 2014. Applicants may submit their application via mail, in person or by fax (281) 826-5415.

For more information, contact Diana Broome, Pharmacy Technology Program Director at diana.v.broome@lonestar.edu or call one of our Program Advisors; Rita Ray at (281) 351-3366 or Perry Burns at (281) 357-3364.