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 October 12 at 3 p.m. in Building 21, Room 226 . Come meet the instructors, see the classrooms, and learn how you can get started!
For program costs, visit the Tuition and Fees page.
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: 3-5 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
$40,100 per year.
The median annual wage for pharmacy assistants in Washington is
$28,300 per year.
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.
Pharmacy Technician Instructor Maureen Sparks named Outstanding Pharmacy Technician of the Year by the Washington State Pharmacy Association.
Instructor Maureen Sparks receives national award for her contributions to pharmacy technician education.
Pharmacy Technician Instructor Maureen Sparks' dedication and commitment to CPTC, the community and her field is also evident outside of the classroom.