Pharmacy Technician

Certificate of Completion

This short-term program is intended to prepare students to become a pharmacy technician in the hospital, retail pharmacy, and pharmaceutical development setting. This program is specifically for noncredit students who are seeking training in the pharmacy technology setting for immediate entry-level employment. Furthermore, this program will also provide preparation for state certification exams, licensing, and foundational pharmacy technology skills and training for students to enter into more advanced pharmacy technology programs. Students must pass all courses to earn the Pharmacy Technician certificate.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will gain employment in an introductory position in the pharmacy technology sector.
  • Students will demonstrate job readiness skills. 
  • Students will progress through the pharmacy technology career ladder by enrolling in further pharmacy technology courses or programs.

Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Pharmacy Technician 1
Pharmacy Technician 2
Pharmacy Technician 3

Recommended Electives

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Transitional Math for Health Careers 1
Professional and Postsecondary Skills for College and Career Readiness
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