About the Program

The Pharmacy Services Program is a vocational school program aimed at training of technicians with an associate degree. The students gain knowledge about the acquisition of data related to the consumer services and acquire the ability to use the theoretical and practical knowledge. In the field of health care, especially in cases involving pharmacy services, you can use the books, application tools and new technologies you need with up-to-date information. In pharmacy services, pharmacy keeps regular records on the subjects and uses the necessary information and communication technologies for this purpose. Knowing the structure and physiology of the patient and the rationale behind using a specific medication is crucial to have a positive impact on society. Pharmacy Services Program is designed to educate the pharmacists in our country in a purely scientific environment and to educate qualified personnel with necessary knowledge and equipment in the multidisciplinary setting of the program.

Educational Opportunities

The graduates can prepare medicines in prescription and present it to the patient; inform the patient about prescribed doses; inform patient about medicines sold without prescription; take duty-related instructions from the pharmacist; takes precautions about worker health and safety; detect drug / imprints / Cosmetics Exceptions / Medical Supplies missing; and provide shelf and window arrangement. Also, they prepare the necessary substances and materials in case of preparation of special magisterial medicines; help them to be taken off the counter after checked by the pharmacist; help the pharmacy to supply the pharmaceutical raw materials; periodically check the expiration dates of all kinds of materials used in pharmacy; check the prices of new materials entering the pharmacy taking into account the statutory rate of profit; together with the pharmacist, control the pharmacist's prescription drugs on the counter.

Career Areas

Pharmacy Services Technicians generally work in pharmacies, government departments, and pharmacy-related departments, sometimes in drug factories or drug stores. The working environment is clean. There is a smell originating from chemical substances found in the structure of medicines. They constantly interact with people when working in pharmacies. Professional staff can work in public and private organizations in addition to public and private pharmacies, hospitals, medical sector and various areas of the pharmaceutical industry. Public and private hospital pharmacies, pharmaceutical and health care product distribution channels, drug factories, etc. are also among places they can work as trained assistant personnel. The graduates will be able to participate in vocational meetings, seminars and professional development trainings and develop themselves by closely following up-to-date information in their professions.


Cyprus International University
Vocational School of Health Sciences
Çevik Uraz Center, CU206
Tel: +90 392 671 1111 Extension:2251
School E-mail: secretary-vhs@ciu.edu.tr
Director E-mail: sangin@ciu.edu.tr


2 years