West Texas A&M University

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Education on Demand Pharmacy Tech

Pharmacy Technician Program


February 24- June 5, 2014
Mondays 6:00-9:00 pm
Thursdays 6:00-9:00 pm

Registration Fee: $4495
Includes tuition, books, and materials. Students are responsible for the cost of state registration and the certification exam. Early registration ends five days prior to the start of class.

About the Program
The Pharmacy Technician training course consists of 84 hours of classroom study, with an additional 120-hour internship. The program offers students both theoretical and practical training through hands-on experience, preparing students for entry-level positions in the retail and institutional pharmacy setting.  Subjects covered in the course include:

  • Pharmacy law and ethics
  • Drug classifications and basic pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical measurements and calculations
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Community and Hospital Pharmacy Practice
  • Compounding and sterile IV products
  • Employment strategies
  • Review for PTCB exam

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to perform all the duties required in any pharmacy practice setting and also be prepared to take the certification exam offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT). For more information on the PTCB Certification Exam, please visit the PTCB website at  www.ptcb.org.

Financial Aid Information
Tuition assistance and payment plans are available for those who qualify through various lending sources. Speak to one of our
student counselors at 1-888-824-6667 today about the financial aid options that are available to you.