Minimum 18 years of age and high school completion or its equivalent. Students need competency in basic comptuer operation. Students will need internet access, printing capabilities, and email. A math and English pre-assessment test will be administered prior to the first class meeting to assure student success. Prior to placement in an externship, students will need proof of CPR completion, a health examination including TB testing and a resume. Students are required to apply for their Arkansas Pharmacy Tech registration prior to the start of the program. The state registration requires a background check.