Pharmacy Technician


Pharmacy Technician Information Session

If you are interested in Brookdale’s Pharmacy Technician program, you should contact Scott Shanes at You will learn about the newly expanded program, prerequisite requirements, and required documentation. Also, you will have the opportunity to meet the program coordinator and learn about the job of a Pharmacy Technician and whether it is a career you wish to pursue. The program starts September 10, 2019.

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. 104 hours plus an additional 40 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. 100% attendance required.

Class and Lab: Tues & Thurs, Sep 10 – Jan 21, 5:30-8:30 pm – Brookdale at Freehold
(No class Nov 28, Dec 24 – Jan 1)
Student status meeting: Thurs, Jan 30, 5:30-7:30 pm
Clinical requirements must be completed by March 3, 2020
Exam: TBD
Fee and Code: $1399, XMEDG 017 (Includes exam fee)
Textbooks not included. Click here for the Textbook and Supply list.

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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