Pharmacy Technology
Ogeechee Technical College

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Meet the Faculty

Rashunda Bell, CPhT, BS

Pharmacy Technology Program Director

Office: Rm 575
Health Science South Bldg.

Rashunda Bell began her teaching journey with Ogeechee Technical College in November 2017 as an adjunct instructor. In December 2018, she became a full-time faculty member as the Pharmacy Technology Program Director and Instructor. Mrs. Bell has been in the Pharmacy field for over 18 years. She started her career at Ogeechee Technical College in the Pharmacy Technology program, where she received her program diploma. After graduating, she earned her CPht credential. Mrs. Bell has also earned an associate’s degree in Applied Science and a Bachelor of Science from East Georgia State College. Prior to employment at Ogeechee Technical College, Mrs. Bell worked as a Retail and Hospital Certified Pharmacy Technician.


The Pharmacy Technician training program conducted by the Pharmacy Technology program at Ogeechee Technical College, Statesboro, Georgia is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), 4500 East-West Highway, Suite 900, Bethesda, MD 20814, 866.279.0681.


All Pharmacy Technology students are required to register with the Georgia Board of Pharmacy by completing the Pharmacy Technician Application.

Program Goals

1. Provide educational programs and courses that serve the intellectual and career needs of individuals and the needs of business and industry.

2. Provide infrastructure and technology to support teaching, learning, and administrative functions.

3. Provide services and resources to promote student success.

4. Provide training programs and services to promote personal growth and economic development of business and industry.

5. Maintain a research-based system of planning, assessment, and budgeting to achieve expected outcomes and demonstrate accountability.

6. Advance the College through developing partnerships and securing resources.

Program Requirements

1. Students must be registered with the Georgia Board of Pharmacy prior to program entry (Enrollment into PHAR1010 – pharmacy Fundamentals [cohort class]).

 2. Students must attend program orientation scheduled on the first day of PHAR1010 courses.

3. Required Program fees are listed below (all fees are not required prior to program acceptance only those with asterisks beside them hold this requirement):

  • Georgia Board of Pharmacy Registration including GAPS background check required by the Georgia Board: $136

  • Black Scrubs at least 4 pair* – if purchased from Woody’s Uniforms: $50 each set

  • Drug assessment required by Clinical Site rotations – Depending on the site. Hospitals require assessments done through their private provider.: $32 - $36

  • Background check required by Clinical Site rotations – Depending on the site. Hospitals require assessments done through their private provider.: $36 - $45

  • Immunizations – to include Flu, 2 step PPD, Hepatitis B - Depending on where you go for your immunizations and if you have insurance coverage or not.: $36 - $50

  • Physical Exam – Not all Clinical Site rotations require a physical - Depending on where you go for your immunizations and if you have insurance coverage or not.: $36 - $50

  • Pharmacy Technician Board Exam Application Fee: $129

Programs of Study

Pharmacy Technology Diploma*

*Denotes Title IV eligible program (PELL).


Program Purpose Statement

Ogeechee Technical College Pharmacy Technology Program (OTC-PTP), representing a program which is a part of a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, is a within a public institution of higher education that contributes to the economic, educational, and community development of its three-county service area of Bulloch, Evans, and Screven counties and extends also to the areas of Candler, Chatham, Effingham, Emanuel, and Jefferson Counties. OTC-PTP is an ASHP accredited program which provides training within the 45 ASHP standardized learning goals at the diploma level with the use of traditional and distance methodologies; student support services; introduction to continuing education; certification; licensing; and practicum training rotations.

Program Courses

PHAR1000 - Pharmaceutical Calculations
PHAR1010 - Pharmacy Fundamentals
PHAR1020 - Principles of Dispensing Medications
PHAR1030 - Principles of Sterile Medication Preparations
PHAR1040 - Pharmacology
PHAR1050 - Pharmacy Practicum
PHAR2060 - Advance Pharmacy Principles
PHAR2070 - Advance Pharmacy Practicum