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Pharmacy Technician

Quick Program Facts

  • Number of courses: 6
  • Total hours:
    • 232 without clinical
    • 312 with clinical
  • Length of program:
    • 40 weeks without clinical
    • 48 weeks with clinical
  • Times offered: Call us at 817-515-1484 to be added to the interest list for future program dates
  • Accreditation: Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)
  • Cost: $1,255
  • Financial aid: TPEG, TCC Foundation
  • Campus: Trinity River
  • Types of instruction: classroom and clinical instruction
  • Certificate: TCC Program Certificate (Marketable Skills)

Program Description

You will learn the fundamentals of community pharmacy technician principles and procedures.

The clinical phase will give you hands-on experience in area pharmacies. 

Eligibility Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Passing score on The Adult Basic Education (TABE) test, if applicable
  • Compliance with Texas State Board of Pharmacy regulations

Credentials in Detail

After successfully completing the program requirements, you will receive a TCC Certificate of Completion.

If you are interested in taking the certification exam, visit The Texas State Board of Pharmacy for information about the exam and testing sites.

Courses You Will Take

Check availability: Go to the Course Sections Offered by Term page and scroll down to Continuing Education Terms.

Additional Accommodations

If you need to request accommodations, please call us at 817-515-1484.



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Fall & Spring Hours: Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Updated April 10, 2019