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The Pharmacy Technician program is designed to prepare individuals to support pharmacists by performing a wide range of practice-related duties for retail, hospital, compounding, long-term care, and mail-order and other pharmaceutical settings.

Cost Summary

Program Cost Estimate

$2,700

Includes: Tuition (@ 750 hours), Fees and Course Materials. Some elective courses may have additional fees and/or materials that are not calculated in this summary.

High School Cost Estimate

$281

Tuition is free for high school students, however there are some fees and materials that they may be responsible for at the beginning or during the program

Certificate Processing Fee

$18

Paid upon program completion

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Pharmacy Technician
Classroom Hours
Mon

8am - 11am

12pm - 3pm

Tue

8am - 11am

12pm - 3pm

Wed

8am - 11am

12pm - 3pm

Thu

8am - 11am

12pm - 3pm

Fri

8am – 11am

12pm – 3pm

Cohort Start Dates
  • Jan 24, 2022 Limited Capacity

Adult Application Dates:

Open Close Class Starts
Nov 09, 2021 Dec 03, 2021
High School Seniors: 2019-2020: (At Capacity) 2020-2021: (Waitlist Available)

Admission Requirements

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.

*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)

Transcripts for prior academic learning or assessments (such as college or high school), may waive some or all of the admission requirements. Copies should be provided to the Assessment Center. Refer to page 2 of the program Admissions Requirements to see if you qualify. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable in most cases. Once you have paid your application fee, you may email your transcripts to the Assessment Center for review or bring them with you when you are ready to enroll in a program.

READING REQUIREMENTS
Accuplacer Next Generation Reading Score: 245 - 300
Alternate Documentation
MATH REQUIREMENTS
Accuplacer Next Generation Math (Arithmetic) Score: 236 - 300
Alternate Documentation
PREPARATION AND STUDY
Sample Questions for the Accuplacer Math and Reading Assessments can be found here:
Next Generation Accuplacer MATH (Arithmetic)
Next Generation Accuplacer READING
  • High school students do not need to complete placement assessments unless specifically required by the program
  • Placement testing , except keyboarding, is waived for students with a Davis Tech Certificate of Completion at an equivalent level or higher, or an associate degree or higher from a regionally accredited college.
  • Students should complete at least 50% of the total program course requirements while enrolled at the college. Exceptions may be reviewed and approved by the Director of Student Services

Certifications & Credentials

Davis Technical College Credentials
  • Davis Technical College Certificate of Program Completion

Available Licensing/Certifications
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)

Transfer Options

The following academic agreements are available to students in the Pharmacy Technician program. In order to receive credit for course work included in these agreements, you must provide a transcript to the receiving institution.

Please be aware that some agreements require you to complete the entire program before they will transfer credit. Please contact your instructor at Davis Tech if you have questions.

This program is eligible to transfer credits towards an AAS degree to the following institutions:

Outcomes

100%Placement Rate

100% Licensure Rate

Program Faculty

  • FT Stephanie Schouten – Lead Faculty
  • Associate Degree from Weber State University
  • 801-593-2044
  • FT Jordanne Thomas
  • Bachelor's Degree from Weber State University
  • 801-593-2388
  • FT Talana Kristensen
  • Certificate from Ogden-Weber Applied Technology
  • 801-593-2524
  • PT Matt Robinson
  • Certificate from Davis Technical College

*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.