Pharmacy Technician

About our Program
This 120-hour certificate program is Board approved and will train students on the fundamental and specific skills required of a pharmacy technician. The course is offered in two 60-hour sessions. The program is ideal for students ranging from those with no pharmacy experience to health care professionals who are interested in strengthening their current skills. Students are introduced to the responsibilities of the pharmacy technician including:

  • Medical Terminology
  • Pharmacology Classes
  • Basic Physiology
  • Drug Interactions
  • Daily Pharmacy Operations

This program does not include the State Registration application fee or individual registration fee for certification through The National Pharmacy Technician Board.

*Courses must be taken in sequential order.

Course Requirements
To participate in this program, applicants must:

  • Be 18 years old
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Have a good command of the English language
  • Have strong math skills

These requirements will be monitored by your instructor.

An interview is required prior to registration.  Please call 508-588-9100 x1310.

Fall Semester
Pharmacy Technician, Part I

Spring Semester
Pharmacy Technician, Part II

Details of the programs starting in the fall of 2018 will be available July 1, 2018

Certificate of Completion:

A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of both courses.

Withdrawal, Refund & Cancellation Information
You must complete and submit in person a withdrawal form, which is available at any of our locations. Withdrawals before the start of the first class are granted a 100% refund. Withdrawals after the first class are refunded 0-50% depending on the length of the course.

Certain courses may be cancelled due to low registration. Enrolled students will be notified as soon as cancellation decisions are made. A full refund will be provided to students who have enrolled in a class that has been cancelled by Massasoit Community College.

For additional information about the Pharmacy Technician certificate program please call us at 508-588-9100 x1509

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