This program is open to qualified high school seniors and adult students who meet the following program requirements:
- Have a high school diploma or equivalent (adult students only).*
- Take and pass a urine drug screen.
- If 18 or older, complete and pass a federal criminal background check.**
- Complete the Davis Tech Placement Assessment as noted below.
- Be current on all immunizations: MMR, Hepatitis B, Varicella, Tdap, Influenza, and have a negative tuberculin skin test.
- Complete a Pharmacy Technician Program Application and be accepted into the program.
*A high school diploma or equivalent is required to register for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam (PTCE) or the Examination for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT).
**Any misdemeanor or felony conviction on record may negatively impact your chances of being accepted into the program, being placed on an externship site, obtaining a Pharmacy Technician professional license and obtaining employment in a healthcare setting. If you have a felony conviction within the last five years or any type of drug conviction, you will not be accepted into the program, nor will you be eligible to obtain a Pharmacy Technician license.
Other critical program information can be found here.
Placement Assessment Requirements (Download/Print Assessment Requirements)
- READING REQUIREMENTS
Accuplacer Next Generation Reading Score: 245 - 300
- MATH REQUIREMENTS
Accuplacer Next Generation Math (Arithmetic) Score: 236 - 249
- KEYBOARDING REQUIREMENTS
- 30 wpm
Certifications & Credentials
Davis Technical College CredentialsDavis Technical College Certificate of Program Completion
Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)
Academic agreements are used to identify comparable courses or pathways between educational institutions. This allows students to receive credit at a receiving institution without having to duplicate courses recently completed and to continue their education between schools. In order to receive credit for course work included in these agreements, students must provide a transcript to the receiving institution with a grade “B” or better in the designate course(s). Any additional requirements are stated below.
100% Licensure Rate
Bachelor's Degree from Weber State University
Associate's Degree from Weber State University
Certificate from Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College
License from Industry
*NOTE: Textbook and material costs are based on Davis Tech’s bookstore prices at the time of publication and are subject to change. There are no charges associated with personal data collection and processes or verification of student identity.
**High School Students: High school students are exempt from student tuition and fees. While high school students are not required to purchase textbooks, they are required to purchase personal and consumable learning resources and materials.