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    PHARMACY TECHNICIAN
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Pharmacy Technician Adult Education

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Pharmacy Technician 600 hour program, which includes and requires 160 externship hours, teaches students the delivery of pharmaceutical services alongside licensed pharmacists in a pharmacy setting. The program teaches medical terminology & abbreviations, pharmacy law & ethics, quality customer service, pharmacology, preparing prescription medications, sterile compounding, and administrative duties.

Upon completion of the program, students may test to receive Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Certification.

CAREER PATHWAYS

Education attained through the Pharmacy Technician program prepares students for positions in industry such as Pharmacy Technician in a community pharmacy, hospital, long-term care facility, compounding pharmacy, mail-order insurance companies, sales, and education*.

*Information found in Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment & Wages

FUNDING RESOURCES

The Pharmacy Technician program is a Federal Student Aid eligible program. Students should complete their FAFSA with our Federal School Code: 042472. This program is also approved by the Arizona State Approving Agency for GI Bill® Education Benefits.

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SOUTHWEST CAMPUS

500 N. Verrado Way
Buckeye, AZ 85326

Southwest

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PROGRAM INFORMATION

PROGRAM LENGTH
600 clock hours

SCHEDULE
Monday – Thursday, 6:45 pm – 9:45 pm

START DATE

July 18, 2022

LOCATION
West-MEC Southwest Campus
500 N. Verrado Way
Buckeye, AZ 85326

TUITION & FEES
Program of Study: $5,855.00

RESOURCES
Program Overview
Adult Programs Catalog & Student Handbook
Annual Security Report
Adult Education Program Application Form

CALENDAR
Adult Ed Pharmacy Technician Program Calendar

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CONTACT US
623.738.0046
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