Pharmacy Technician

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You Will Learn

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Basic Science
  • Blood borne Pathogens
  • Classification of Drugs
  • Communication and Customer Service
  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • Medical Terminology
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy Math
  • Pharmacy Practice & Lab
  • Professionalism
  • Pass Assured
  • Calculations

Program Goals:  To prepare students for certification exams upon completion of the program.


Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)

Successful completion of the Pharmacy Technician program qualifies students to sit for certification through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board. Taking this certification exam is a requirement upon completion for the Pharmacy Technician program.

Students are NOT eligible to sit for the exam if:

  • Convicted of a felony that occurred within the last five years and/or if the conviction was drug or pharmacy related.

Additional certification(s):

  • CPR for Healthcare Providers
  • First Aid

600 hours (about 7 months)

M-Th        9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Total Cost:              $6,115.00

To Register:

  • Complete application
  • Attend Informational Meeting
  • Provide High School Diploma or GED
  • Make Financial Aid Arrangements
  • WorkKeys scores:
  • Applied Math 4
  • Graphic Literacy 4
  • Workplace Doc 4

The following information will be discussed at the informational meeting:

  • BCI/FBI background checks
  • Drug test
  • Current healthcare immunizations



The Pharmacy Technician program is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education and the ASHP-American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

Scioto County Career Technical Center uses PioneerRx, the top pharmacy management software, so our students can apply the knowledge and methods they learn in the classroom to a simulated pharmacy environment. For more information, visit