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Program Details: Pharmacy Technician

The Pharmacy Technician program prepares individuals to prepare medications, provide medications and assistance to patients, and manage pharmacy clinical and business operations. The program includes instruction in medical and pharmaceutical terminology, principles of pharmacology and pharmaceutics, drug identification, pharmacy laboratory procedures, prescription interpretation, patient communication and education, safety procedures,  recordkeeping, measurement and testing techniques, pharmacy business operations, prescription preparation, logistics and dispensing operations, and applicable standards and regulations.
License or Certification Information: Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) available through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) within 60 days of completing this program and graduating high school to be able to apply and take the certification test. Students must be 18 years of age and able to obtain a fingerprint clearance card to be licensed in the state of Arizona. For more information on the PTCB, visit For more information on the Pharmacy Technician License (certified and/or training) with the State of Arizona,
Career Pathway: Pharmacy Technician, Pharmacist
Occupational Profile:


Program Courses and Course Sequence:
  • Pharmacy Technician I - 1 semester - 1.5 credits
  • Pharmacy Technician II - 1 semester - 1.5 credits
Pre/Co Requisites:
  • 6 high school credits (required)
  • 2.0 GPA (recommended)
Length of Program: 2 semesters
College Credit: College credit may be available
Technology Requirements: Computer access with Windows OS, Adobe Reader, webcam, microphone and anti-virus protection.
ADE Program Standards:
Supply Fees:
Year 1 - estimated supply fee $125
Adult Tuition* Blended Program:
Year 1 - $4,885.00

*This program does not qualify for Federal Financial Aid. Affordable payment plans are available. This program is not approved under COE Accreditation and is not eligible for post-secondary credit.
Start Date End Date Days Times Campus
July 24, 2024 May 20, 2025

Monday- Friday, (daily)

8:00 a.m. - 10:35 a.m. Main Campus
July 24, 2024 May 20, 2025

Monday- Friday (daily)

12:00 p.m. - 2:35 p.m. Main Campus


Program Details

Pharmacy Technician 

Location: Main Campus  

Monday through Friday

8:00 - 10:35 am
12:00 - 2:35 pm
See Calendar for EVIT school dates


Pharmacy Technician Certification