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Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician

This program is available at the Ferriday Campus.

Program Description
The Pharmacy Technician program provides students with the skills and knowledge that will enable them to qualify for entry-level positions in pharmacies as well as prepare for national certification.

Graduates of this program help licensed pharmacists dispense prescription medication to customers or health care professionals. Pharmacy Techicians work in pharmacies, including retail stores, hospitals, and other health care facilities. 

Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate from this program. Completion time depends on course load, course withdrawals, and repeat courses. The program takes approximately two semesters to complete based on full-time status (15+ hours per semester).

The estimated program cost per semester (subject to change) is $2,346 (based on the highest credential available).

Credentials and Exit Points
The credentials and exit points for this program are listed below. Students who pursue the highest credential for this program (Certificate of Technical Studies) have the opportunity to finish each semester with a competency certificate.


Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS)