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Central Arizona Valley
Institute of Technology
Pharmacists working

Our Pharmacy Science Program

Program Highlights 

  • Prepare prescriptions by measuring, weighing, mixing, and compounding medications.
  • Work alongside and assist licensed pharmacists in retail, long-term care facilities, pharmaceutical manufacturers, insurance companies, and government agencies.
  • Deliver great customer service, manage inventory, and maintain the quality and purity of drugs.

Career Focus

  • Prepared for national certification, immediate employment, and further education.

Entrance Requirements

  • Desire to work in the healthcare field.
  • Students should have an interest in math and providing customer service.
  • Steady physical activity is required and consists of walking, standing, and assisting in moving inventory and/or equipment.

Related Career Specialties

  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Pharmacist
  • Coder
  • Insurance Biller
  • Lab Assistant
  • Health Services Administrator
  • Home Health Aide