Pharmacy Technician

SCC's Advanced-Level Pharmacy Technician program will prepare you for a career in retail pharmacies, hospitals, long-term care facilities and more.

Become a competent technician to assist a pharmacist within their scope of practice and perform  tasks including basic to extensive medication preparation, dosage calculations, compounding, IV admixture patient information maintenance, inventory and quality control. Students in a pharmacy lab and in local pharmacies build proficiency in pharmacy processes and procedures such as procuring, manipulating, and preparing drugs for dispensing.

How do I complete this program?

Accreditation and certification

The Advanced-Level Pharmacy Technician program is nationally accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Graduates are eligible to apply for state certification after completing 1,000 work hours and passing the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam given by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.


Verified Credentials (PDF)
Notice of Completion (PDF)
Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Pass Rate Summary (PDF)