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NEXT CLASS BEGINS August 16, 2022 (Click Here for more information)


As a pharmacy technician, you can become part of one of the fastest growing careers in the medical field. Throughout the program, students are provided with knowledge and skills needed to work closely with pharmacists and other technicians in retail/community, hospitals and many other disciplines. Lab simulations will allow students to obtain hands-on practice prior to the clinical experiences in the community and hospital pharmacies.


This program will prepare you for the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) credential and in becoming a Florida Board of Pharmacy Licensed technician (RPhT).


Course Number

Course Title



Basic Healthcare Worker

90 hours


Pharmacy Technician 1

360 hours


Pharmacy Technician 2

300 hours


Pharmacy Technician 3

300 hours


Program Hours and Schedule

1050 hours ǀ 10 months ǀ Hybrid*

Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 2:30pm


Enrollment: August


*Students enrolled in distance and/or hybrid programs must have daily access to a computer with internet and a valid email address that they check daily. Additionally, students must have all necessary hardware and software components required by their program.



Pharmacy Technician (PTCB)


Employment Opportunities

Community/Retail Pharmacy ǀ Hospital Pharmacy ǀ Mail Order Pharmacy ǀ Pharmaceutical Representative ǀ Insurance Companies ǀ Compounding Pharmacies ǀ Home IV Pharmacy


College Credit

Graduates may be awarded credits towards an Associate of Science Degree or Associate of Applied Science Degree at select Florida state colleges. Please click here for additional details.



Program costs:  

FL Resident Tuition Out of State Tuition Registration, Activity, Lab, Test, Insurance, and Trust Fees Books, Supplies Industry Certification & State Credential Exam Costs FL Resident Total Out of State Total
$2,940.00 $11,760.00 $547.00 $500.00 $129.00 $4,116.00 $12,936.00

*Prices are subject to change without notice.


Financial assistance is available to those who qualify. Please visit https://studentaid.gov/ to apply.



  • ASHP – American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • ACPE- Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education


4500 East-West Hwy

Suite 900

Bethesda, MD 20814



Admissions Requirements

  • Applicants must have a standard high school diploma or GED®.
  • Schedule a basic skills assessment ($15) or provide official documentation of a basic skills exemption to your program counselor/advisor.
  • Schedule an appointment with your program counselor/advisor for basic skills assessment results and/or a program specific orientation.
  • Applicants must complete a physical exam and immunization record, drug screening (approved vendor only), and Level 2 Background Check (approved vendor only). Please note, additional fees associated with medical screenings are non-refundable.
  • Register for classes during open enrollment. Program registration runs on a first come, first served basis.


Program Counselor/Advisor

Meghan Emerson, Certified School Counselor

[email protected]


For additional information, please contact the Office of Admissions at (754) 321-5700.