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Pharmacy Technician


Pharmacy Technician Information Session

If you are interested in Brookdale’s Pharmacy Technician program, you should contact Scott Shanes at or 732-224-2011. You will learn about the newly expanded program, prerequisite requirements, and required documentation. Also, you will have the opportunity to learn about the job of a Pharmacy Technician and whether it is a career you wish to pursue.

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. This program is 104 classroom hours and 40 clinical externship hours.

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 and drug screening (additional fee)

Note: Textbooks required. An additional fee will be charged to students for class make-up hours. 100% attendance required.

Tues & Thurs, Sep 15-Jan 26, 2021, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Freehold Campus
No class on 11/26 or 12/24-12/31
Student status meeting: Thursday, February 4, 2021, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Clinical requirements must be completed by March 5, 2021
Exam: TBD
Code: XMEDG 017
Textbooks not included. Click here for the Textbook and Supply list.

No online registration available.

For further information email

New! Accelerated Pharmacy Technician Exam Prep

This accelerated review class is for current pharmacy technicians who are preparing to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE).


  • 18 years of age or older
  • Students must be a graduate of a PTCB-Recognized Education/Training Program or have equivalent work experience as a pharmacy technician (min. 500 hours experience).

Code: XMEDG 252

For more information regarding upcoming classes please email us at Please provide your name, phone number, and the program you are inquiring about and we will get back to you shortly.

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