Pharmacy Technician


The Pharmacy Technician certificate program prepares students for immediate placement in the field. Comprehensive training is provided to instruct students in the basics of pharmacology, human biology, medical terminology and modern ethical practices. Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared to take the national certification exam for pharmacy technicians.

Pharmacy Technician
    Jessica Sturmfels, graduating class of 2019

    "SCC has given me the opportunity to find a career I’m passionate about, and the qualifications to be hired before I even graduate. At 29, I got my certification on my time, with help from the most supportive staff ever. My life is permanently changed for the better because of this school."

    -- Jessica Sturmfels, graduating class of 2019

    The Pharmacy Technician certificate program prepares students for entry-level positions in a variety of businesses and industries that include:

    • Pharmacy Technicians
    • Pharmacy Aides

    Students will be introduced to general office skills that allow a graduate to develop a skill-set that includes excellent:

    • Communication
    • Organization
    • Written Expression
    • Time Management
    BIO150Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology4$0.00$820.00$820.00
    ENG101English Composition I3$0.00$615.00$615.00
    HSC150Pharmacology for Health Services3$0.00$615.00$615.00
    HSC211Medical Terminology3$0.00$615.00$615.00
    SCI-ELECProgram Elective3$0.00$615.00$615.00
    Subtotal: $3,280.00*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.


    BUS102Introduction to Business3$0.00$615.00$615.00
    CSC115Computer Applications3$0.00$615.00$615.00
    ENG202Introduction to Speech Communication3$0.00$615.00$615.00
    ETH200Ethics in the Modern World3$0.00$615.00$615.00
    HSC238Certification Review for Pharmacy Technicians3$0.00$615.00$615.00
    Subtotal: $3,075.00*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.


    Total Program Cost: $6,355.00*

    * - Tuition is based on the current in-county rate.
    ** - Elective tuition and fees may vary depending upon actual course selection.