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Pharmacy Technician

This program prepares students to assist in a pharmacy setting through learning with self-paced modules and practical lab exercises.

Program Overview

woman pharmacy technician by counter with medications in the background

A career as a pharmacy technician prepares students to assist the pharmacist in dispensing medications and advancing patient safety. This course will prepare students with entry level pharmacy knowledge in community, compounding, and hospital settings.

  • 2021 PTCB Recognized Education/Training Program™
  • Prepares students for eligibility to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)™
  • Through PioneerRx University, educational institutions such as HCC can offer hands-on learning experiences within their program to provide students with a strong pharmacy foundation. To learn more about PioneerRx, please visit:
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Course Details & Cost

  • Next class starts August 2022
  • Fully online 120-hour course
  • Course work completed in only 1 semester
  • No immunization requirements for course
  • No set class meeting times
  • $236.25 tuition
  • Textbooks, exam and certification fees extra
  • Financial assistance available

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Immunization & CPR Training

nurse giving shot to patient for immunization

HCC also offers Immunization and CPR training Pharmacy Technicians can also take an Immunization & CPR training course. This 8.5-hour training session (online and in-person) is available for $80. This session includes AHA® CPR training provided by HCC with Immunization training provided remotely by The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Don't miss out - our next live seminar is on May 21, 2022.

Contact Us

LeShea Pridham can be reached at 828-627-4669 or