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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

$45 Adult college admission fee
$230 High School Cost (estimated) | View details
$2,049 Student tuition and fees **
$636 Estimated books and materials *
$18 Certificate Processing Fee
Paid upon program completion

Financial Aid

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Pharmacy Technician

Classroom Hours

Mo Tu We Th Fr

8am - 11am

12pm - 3pm

8am - 11am

12pm - 3pm

8am - 11am

12pm - 3pm

8am - 11am

12pm - 3pm

8am – 11am

12pm – 3pm

Cohort Start Dates

Jan 25, 2021 Not Yet Available for Scheduling
May 24, 2021 Not Yet Available for Scheduling

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.
  • 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
Alternate Documentation
MATH REQUIREMENTS
Accuplacer Next Generation Math (Arithmetic) Score: 236 - 300
Alternate Documentation
  • 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’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college.

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

Gentry Phillips
Master's Degree from Weber State University

Stephanie Schouten
Associate's Degree from Weber State University

Talana Kristensen
Certificate from Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College

Miriam Martin
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.

Davis Technical College

Enrollment Steps

1

Complete college application and pay fee

2

Complete Placement Assessments
— if applicable —

3

Meet with Student Services for program instructions

4

Complete Orientation or Program Packet

5

Meet with Financial Aid Department (if appropriate)

6

Pay tuition and fees

7

Purchase textbooks and materials

8

Start classes