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Pharmacy Technician Program

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NEXT SESSION:  JANUARY 22, 2022 – HYBRID COURSE: Virtual + In-person

*This will be a hybrid course. Hybrid courses have one scheduled face-to-face meeting time per week and an online component. Hybrid courses are completed on-campus with specific meeting days and times per week, with the remainder of the assignments completed online.*

This PTCB certified 130-hour program introduces students to the theoretical knowledge and hands-on training necessary to work as pharmacy technicians in retail, hospital, and fulfillment pharmacy settings. Topics include the history of medicine, pharmacy terminology, prescription processing, compounding, inventory management, and state and federal pharmacy regulation. This program includes taking the PTCB National and State Pharmacy exams as requisites for course completion.


Spring 2022 Schedule:

Option 1 (Intensive Program): January 22 - May 17, 2022  |  Tuesdays and Saturday  |  9:00 am - 4:00 pm 

Option 2: 

   Part 1: January 24 - May 4, 2022  |  Mondays and Wednesdays   |  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm 

   Part 2: May 9 - June 8, 2022  |   Mondays and Wednesdays   |  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for in-person classes. Click here for more information. 

TUITION: $1,800 (PTCB exam is included in cost)


Books are not included in the cost of tuition. Students are responsible for purchasing the following book(s):

 Course Name  Book Title  Author  Edition  ISBN
Pharmacy Technician (CSA 522-E1) The Pharmacy Technician Morton Publishing 7th 1-64043-138-1
Pharmacy Technician (CSA 522-E1) The Pharmacy Technician  Morton Publishing 6th 1617314889


  • High school diploma or GED/HiSET
  • Academic Assessment


Students will take the National Pharmacy Technician Certification (PTCB) Exam and a final exam approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Pharmacy as part of the course. Upon passing the PTBC exam and/or the state approved exam, graduates will be able to register as Pharmacy Technicians. 


Click here to register. This is a non-credit course and runs subject to enrollment.

If you are a non-native English speaker, please schedule yourself for an English assessment here: Schedule English Assessment


Registration closes one week prior to the start of class. 


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