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Albany Technical College Rolls Out a New Certificate Program, Pharmacy Technology Certificate, Fall 2022

Albany, Georgia – Albany Technical College (ATC) introduces a new Pharmacy Technology certificate, addressing the current and future needs of the pharmacy industry. This program started in the fall of 2022.

The Pharmacy Technology Certificate prepares ATC students with short-term training to prepare them for entry-level employment in community, retail, and mail order pharmacies. Students will receive didactic instruction and laboratory training in anatomy physiology, fundamental concepts, and principles of receiving, storing and dispensing medication.

“This is a hybrid program with some of the classes taken online. Graduates will receive a Pharmacy Technology certificate that is 35 credit hours in length,” says Dr. JaNee’ Mobley, Chairperson of the Pharmacy Technology program at Albany Technical College. Please see the Admissions department for testing to enter the program, and financial aid is available for students.

Dr. Mobley stated that because of the pandemic, pharmacy technicians have become a more valuable and essential asset to the profession of pharmacy and the need is even greater now. The program is accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacy and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Upon completion, students are eligible to take the Pharmacy Technology Certification Examination.

Registration for the Pharmacy Technology Certificate is currently in process for spring 2023 and classes start Thursday, January 5, 2023.

For more information about the Pharmacy Technology program, contact Dr. JaNee’ Mobley at 229.430.3596 or