Pharmacy Technician


Pharmacy Technician Certification

This newly expanded course prepares you for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam. The class offers a comprehensive study of topic areas necessary to thrive in a retail and/or institutional pharmacy setting. The program is divided into modules which cover prescription basics, pharmacy calculations, pharmacology, pharmacy law, and compounding medications. Emphasis will be placed on the “Top 200” drugs. Hands-on exercises will simulate real life pharmacy situations. Students will be provided a resume writing/interview skills workshop. The exam will be given at the end of the program. 114 hours plus an additional 20 hours of externship.

Prerequisites (Instructions to access prerequisites forms will be emailed to you upon registration):

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Copy of high school diploma or GED
  • Clear criminal background check (additional fee)

Note: Textbooks required. 85% attendance required.

Class and Lab: Mon & Wed, Jan 23-May 8, 5:30-8:30 pm
Every other Sat, Feb 2 & 16, Mar 2, 16 & 30, Apr 13 & 27, 9 am-noon, Brookdale at Long Branch
Student status meeting: Mon, May 13, 5:30-7:30 pm
Clinical requirements must be completed by Jul 12, 2019
Exam: TBD
Fee and Code: $1399, (Includes exam fee), plus textbooks (approximately $230), XMEDG 017
No online registration available.

For further information contact 732-224-2007 or email

This program is eligible for Veterans Education Benefits

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