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Vidalia Campus
Library: Room 143, Administration Building, 912-538-3132
Monday & Tuesday: 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday & Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Computer Lab: Room 803, Gillis Building
Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Swainsboro Campus
Room 2301, Instructional Building
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
478-289-2322

All campus libraries are closed between semesters.

Text Us @ 912-388-0343

For more information:

Jane Summey
Director of Library Services
Swainsboro Campus: Monday, Tuesday
Vidalia Campus: Wednesday, Thursday
(912) 538-3209
jsummey@southeasterntech.edu

Leah Dasher
Librarian
Vidalia Campus
(912) 538-3186
ldasher@southeasterntech.edu

Melany Bowen
Assistant Librarian, Evening
Vidalia Campus
(912)538-3132
mbowen@southeasterntech.edu

Cassandra Hall
Assistant Librarian, Day
Swainsboro Campus
(478) 289-2322
chall@southeasterntech.edu

Kaye Wickstrom
Assistant Librarian, Evening
Swainsboro Campus
(478) 289-2322
kwickstrom@southeasterntech.edu

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Pharmacy Technology

Click Here To Download STC's Pharmacy Technology Flyer

Information about this exciting field:

STC's Pharmacy Technology program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the pharmacy field. Pharmacy Technology program graduates are prepared to function as pharmacy technicians in various positions. Program graduates are to be competent in the general areas of communication, math, interpersonal relations, and computer literacy. Graduates are also to be competent to perform basic occupational functions which include: pouring, weighing, or measuring dosages; grinding, heating, filtering, dissolving, and mixing liquid or soluble drugs and chemicals; procuring, storing, and issuing pharmaceutical materials and supplies; and maintaining files and records.

Where might I find a job?

Graduates of the Pharmacy Technology program are prepared for employment positions in hospital pharmacies, retail pharmacies, home infusion pharmacies, institutional pharmacies, military base pharmacies, major drug companies, and other healthcare facilities requiring qualified professional personnel.

Salary Information

Immediately upon graduation, STC graduates have made between $7.25 and $14.50 per hour.

The estimated annual wage range for pharmacy technicians in the Heart of Georgia/Altamaha Workforce Investment Area is $17,750 to $37,750, and the median annual wage is $28,100. Nationally, the median annual wage is $28,940. 

Sources: GA Department of Labor

US Bureau of Labor Statistics

Job Outlook

Occupational Employment Projections in Georgia for Pharmacy Technicians (for 2010 through 2020.)

Occupation
  Code
  (SOC)

Occupational Title

Total 2010-2020   Employment Change

Annual Avg. Percent   Change

Total Percent Change

Total Annual Avg.   Openings

Growth Description

292052

Pharmacy   Technicians

760

1.5

16.5

156

Growing

Source: Georgia Department of Labor 

From 2010 to 2020, employment of pharmacy technicians is expected to grow by 32 percent nationally, and 16.5 percent in Georgia, much faster than the average for all occupations. As a result of advances in pharmaceutical research, more prescription medications are being used to fight diseases. Also, the number of older people is growing, and older people use more prescription drugs than younger people.
 

Regulatory Information:

State of Georgia

State of South Carolina

State of Florida

 

Graduates of several academic programs are requires to pass a licensure exam to practice in the field of study. Southeastern Technical College maintains one of the highest pass rates of students taking licensure exams in the state of Georgia. The information contained in this section is data on first-time test takers of licensure exams. All STC students who did not pass on the first attempt, passed on the second attempt.   For more information regarding pass rates of licensure exams, please contact STC at 912-538-3100.

Licensure Pass Rates

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