Pharmacy Technician Program in Downtown LA

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Program Description:
Offered at Cal State LA Downtown, the Pharmacy Technician Program is a comprehensive 50-hour course that will prepare students to work as a pharmacy technician in retail or other pharmacy settings. Students will also be prepared to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. This course will explore the following: pharmacy medical terminology, the pharmacy practice in multiple environments, pharmacy calculations and measurements, reading and interpreting prescriptions, and defining drugs by generic and brand names.

Who Should Enroll?

  • Individuals interested in working in retail pharmacies, mail order pharmacies, home infusion pharmacies, long term care facilities, hospitals, clinics, pharmacy benefit managers and large industrial complexes
  • Students with a high school diploma or GED equivalent who have taken math and science in high school

The Instructor

The instructor is an experienced pharmacist who is familiar with the requirements of the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam.

Registration and Fees

Program Cost: $1,099 (Textbooks Included)

Note: If you are currently unemployed, you may be able to enroll in this program for free. Please click here for details.

How to Enroll/Register

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