Thank you for your interest in our Pharmacy Technician program.
During the current National Emergency related to COVID-19, our campus activities remain minimum, however, our CTE Specialist counselor, Valeria Balderrama, is available to meet with you to discuss the program requirements and the anticipated schedule for the Fall 2020 semester.
*PTCB Recognized Education/Training Program qualifies graduates to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)
Start a new career in the healthcare industry in just one semester!
This 240-hour program consists of theory and clinical preparation for employment in a pharmaceutical setting. Topics include medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pharmaceutical settings, duties and responsibilities of a pharmacy technician, pharmaceutical terms, abbreviations and symbols; metric and apothecary systems, record-keeping, dispensing prescriptions, and the manufacturing, packaging, and labeling of drug products. Successful course completion qualifies students to apply to the California Board of Pharmacy for a Registered Pharmacy Technician license. To enroll, a student must be 18 years of age or older; must have a US high school diploma or HSE certificate (GED or HiSET). Foreign high school diplomas are welcomed as long as they are translated into English by an accredited agency. Candidates must be able to speak, read, and write English fluently.
Fee includes textbooks
*See 2020/21 Pharmacy Technician Calendar for Saturday schedule.