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Duration

2 years

Tuition

$5,416

  Hamilton

Sep 6-Aug 30

Commitment

Full-Time

Delivery

Classroom

Credential

Diploma

Year Founded

1966

Scholarships

no

Obtain a prescription to the world of pharmacy practice with simulated pharmacy lab experiences and work placements. You’ll get hands-on learning, with a professional focus throughout the program and work in various intraprofessional and interprofessional teams to enhance learning and appreciation of our health care system.

Outcomes of the program meet the Entry to Practice Competencies for Pharmacy Technicians, set out by the National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities (NAPRA). The program has been awarded accreditation for a five year period (2018-2023) by the Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs (CCAPP).

What You’ll Learn

  • Acquire knowledge and skills in the delivery of pharmacy services in both community and hospital practices.
  • Understand legislation and methodology surrounding dispensing prescriptions, preparation and distribution of pharmaceuticals, and drug inventory controls
  • Learn the many uses and classes of available prescription and nonprescription drugs, medical devices, herbals and complementary care medicine products.
  • Apply various compounding techniques in the preparation of sterile and non-sterile pharmaceuticals.

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Student Reviews (3)

Mohawk College

Coop programs

Jake Ramos

Hamilton • December 9, 2021

Graduated From

Computer Systems Technology - Software Development

Overall:

5 out of 5

Instructors:

5 stars

Curriculum:

5 stars

Job Assistance:

5 stars

I graduated 5 years ago, so this is maybe old and not relevant. The professors were knowledgable and very easy to talk to. They will be available to you when you need them. The coop helped me get a great job n IT, so I shouldn't complain, but it was ha...

I graduated 5 years ago, so this is maybe old and not relevant. The professors were knowledgable and very easy to talk to. They will be available to you when you need them. The coop helped me get a great job n IT, so I shouldn't complain, but it was hard work figuring out where to go and managing administration. So the learning here is really good but I hope they smoothed out this process for getting students into coops.

Mohawk College

BTech partnership with McMaster

Li Wei

Hamilton • December 9, 2021

Graduated From

Computer Systems Technology - Software Development

Overall:

5 out of 5

Instructors:

5 stars

Curriculum:

5 stars

Job Assistance:

5 stars

I got to work with McMaster University through the BTech (bachelor of technology) partnership program. Through this I was able to complete my diploma at Mohawk and get a degree at McMaster in IT in about 2.5 years. I took the software engineering techn...

I got to work with McMaster University through the BTech (bachelor of technology) partnership program. Through this I was able to complete my diploma at Mohawk and get a degree at McMaster in IT in about 2.5 years. I took the software engineering technology stream and learned more about how to "do" and build technology than some of my friends in university CompSci programs. A lot of my courses were online and I appreciated the free time this gave me to study when I wanted to. As an added bonus, I got a training in business and product development in building software and infrastructure. This is key because it helped me get a job and get promoted faster because I had the technical and PM experience.

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