Pharmacy Technician

One year to become a certified technician

Focus on beginning your medical career. Take the first step with our Pharmacy Technician program. In 11 months, you prepare to work under the supervision of pharmacists. You gain the extensive knowledge you need to get nationally certified as a pharmacy technician.

Why study to become a Pharmacy Technician with us?

Gain hands-on experience in this accredited program with simulated labs and two weeks of clinical rotations in hospitals and pharmacies. The education you receive will provide you a pathway to gain entry-level employment during the program and prepare you to become a nationally Certified Pharmacy Technician.


CLC's Pharmacy Technology is jointly accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

PTCB Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)

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Students graduating from CLC’s Pharmacy Tech program will sit for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam.

PTCB certificants are required to recertify to maintain active certification. Get more information on PTCB or access recertificate requirements.

  • PTCB Certification is accepted in all 50 States and Puerto Rico.
  • The exam is administered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.


Degrees and Certificates

For students who want to earn job skills for entry level occupations, or level up in their career.

Certificates are designed to be completed in less than 2 years. Many certificate programs contain Career Degree core courses so you can continue with additional study or stack certificates to earn an A.A.S. degree.

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A College & Career Navigator (CCN) is ready to answer your questions and assist with your application, academic program selection, class enrollment and connecting you with resources as needed, making your journey at CLC smoother.

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Pharmacy Technician

Career Certificate

Courses in the program

Math and—everyone’s favorite—Organic Chemistry, form the program’s backbone. And to round it out, we’ve included some courses on logic and critical thinking.

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Experience the benefit of small class sizes and personalized instruction from your CLC instructors.

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