Our Pharmacy Technician Program can prepare you for a rewarding career assisting pharmacists in hospitals, clinics, long-term care and community pharmacies.
Our next program info session for Pharmacy Technician is April 8 at 3 p.m. in Building 21, Room 108. Come meet the instructors, see the classrooms, and learn how you can get started!
Pharmacy Technician Degree: $8,142
Pharmacy Technician Certificate: $6,910
Costs are estimated and are not guarantees.
You can learn more about financial aid and scholarships right here. Or view our full tuition & fees breakdown.
Pharmacy Technician Degree: 3-4 quarters
Pharmacy Technician Certificate: 3-4 quarters
All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees.
The median annual wage for pharmacy technicians in Washington is $39,300.
The median annual wage for pharmacy assistants in Washington is $26,000.
This is not a guarantee of employment or a certain wage. Full career data available at careerinfo.net
You'll learn how to process prescriptions, prepare intravenous drugs, order and stock medications, prepare billing, and operate and troubleshoot automated drug-dispensing systems.
Trisha graduated from an ASHP accredited program in 1995 and has worked as a pharmacy technician in a hospital, a retail setting and a nursing home. She's been an instructor in CPTC's Pharmacy Technician Program since 2000.Contact Trisha
After working as a grade-school classroom assistant, Maureen attended CPTC's Pharmacy Technician program from 1992-93. She has worked at St. Francis Hospital, St. Peter's Hospital, and now works as an on-call technician at St. Clare Hospital. She started teaching at CPTC in 1996 as a part-time clinical instructor.Contact Maureen