Pharmacy Technician

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(600 Hours) Financial Aid Eligible Program (For those who qualify)

The Pharmacy Technician program might be your prescription for success!

The Pharmacy Technician program prepares students for pharmacy career opportunities in retail, hospital, and long-term care settings. Pharmacy Technicians assist licensed pharmacists to provide medication and other health care products.  Pharmacy Technician students will have the opportunity to gain practical experience through an unpaid externship.  The program prepares students to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam.

The course will include, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Medical terminology
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy practice
  • Pharmacy technology
  • Pharmaceutical terminology
  • Pharmaceutical calculations
  • Medication dispensing
  • Drug storage
  • Office skills
  • Recordkeeping
  • Pharmaceutical techniques
  • Pharmacy law and ethics
  • Communication skills
  • Customer service
  • Computer technology
  • OSHA
  • Inventory control
  • Billing and reimbursement
  • Health insurance claim forms
  • Employability skills
  • Sterile admixtures preparation
  • Extemporaneous compounding
  • Ambulatory pharmacy externship

Prior to externship participation, students will be required to complete a criminal background check, mandatory drug screening, and maintain 90% classroom attendance. Some healthcare systems, physician practices, and/or pharmacies may require immunizations for students participating in externships. The cost of the immunizations and drug screening is the student’s responsibility. Students will also be required to purchase their own uniforms.


Spring 2015
Monday – Thursday
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
February 17, 2015 – November 23, 2015 (approximate ending date)

Tuition Fee: $5,995 (includes non-refundable materials fee of $560)
Tuition includes textbooks and certification examination fee.
Students can expect the following additional costs: immunizations and/or Titres, drug screening and uniforms.

Registration begins at the Information Night on Thursday, May 8, 2014.

Call Elaine Byrd at (440) 891-7697 or Mary Koeka at (440) 891-7653 for more information.

Program Resources

Course of Study


Sample Assignments

Additional Information

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