The Pharmacy Technician 600-hour program, which includes and requires 160 externship hours, teaches students the delivery of pharmaceutical services alongside licensed pharmacists in a pharmacy setting. The program teaches medical terminology & abbreviations, pharmacy law & ethics, quality customer service, pharmacology, preparing prescription medications, sterile compounding, and administrative duties.
Upon completion of the program, students may test to receive Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Certification.
Education attained through the Pharmacy Technician program prepares students for positions in industry such as Pharmacy Technician in a community pharmacy, hospital, long-term care facility, compounding pharmacy, mail-order insurance companies, sales, and education*.
*Information found in Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment & Wages
The Pharmacy Technician program is a Federal Student Aid eligible program. Students should complete their FAFSA with our Federal School Code: 042472. This program is also approved by the Arizona State Approving Agency for GI Bill® Education Benefits.
600 clock hours
Monday – Thursday, 6:45 pm – 9:45 pm
NEC: March 22, 2023
SWC: July 2023
West-MEC Southwest Campus
500 N. Verrado Way
Buckeye, AZ 85326
TUITION & FEES
Program of Study: $5,855.00
Cost of Attendance