If you’re interested in the Pharmacy Technician Program, please fill in your information below for more details:
Would you like to work in a fast-paced and interactive environment helping provide critical treatments and remedies? The Pharmacy Technician program at Southwest Technical College trains you for counting, preparing, and stocking medications for a variety of scenarios. Pharmacy Technicians work in hospitals, retail pharmacies, medication manufacturing, research labs, and rehab facilities. Upon completion of this program, you will be eligible to obtain national certification from PCTB or EXCPT.
The 2023 pass rate for program graduates on the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam is 86%.
- Program Specific Enrollment Requirements
- Students must be 18 years old before beginning their externship.
Cost includes tuition, books, fees, and supplies. Click here for scholarship and financial aid resources.
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Program Length: 17 Credit Hours
This program can be completed in approximately 10 months, based on enrollment of 15 hours per week. If possible, students are encouraged to enroll in more hours per week to graduate faster.
Location: Main Campus – Health Professions and Trades Building
- Program Outcome:
- • Southwest Technical College Certificate of Program Proficiency
Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to obtain national certification from PCTB or EXCPT.
Utah Job Outlook and Work Requirements:
“There is never a dull moment working as a pharmacy tech. Come and learn how to thrive in the pharmacy industry!”
Occupational Advisory Committee
Each Southwest Tech Certificate Program has an Occupational Advisory Committee that consists of industry professionals from the regions we serve. These committee members ensure that desirable, relevant, and current practices of each occupation are being taught. This program has committee members from the following organizations: