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Pharmacy Technician Program

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At Hawaii Medical College, our Pharmacy Technician Program provides you with the tools to become a Pharmacy Tech within 15 months.

Pharmacy Technicians assist pharmacists in providing medications, drug information and healthcare products to patients.

As a Certified Pharmacy Technician, you will receive, verify and prepare patient medications. On-campus and online courses available.

If you want more information about applying or just have questions about this program, please  start your Pharmacy Technician career today!

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Throughout the course of this program, you’ll have the opportunity to train in a real-world like pharmacy setting and learn all about medical fundamentals that include how to perform basic clinical procedures and the essentials of pharmacology: terminology, calculations and prescription interactions. More questions, please click HERE for assistance.

Hawaii Medical College’s Pharmacy Technician Program will provide you with the tools you need to become a successful professional and work in the following fields:

  • Retail pharmacy
  • Hospitals
  • Home healthcare settings
  • Mail order
  • Pharmaceutical wholesale industries
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Law & Ethics
  • Medical Insurance Billing
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification Preparation
  • Career Preparation
  • Customer Service
  • Retail Pharmacy Practice
  • Externship 225 Hours
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Over the Counter Therapeutics
  • Hospital Pharmacy Practice
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacology
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy Calculations 1
  • Pharmacy Calculations 2

At the completion of the program, it is recommended that Pharmacy Tech students take the certification exam administered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). For further information about this certification visit www.ptcb.org.

  • Certified Pharmacy Technician
  • Customer Experienced Professional
A career as a pharmacy technician is proving to be a wise choice in today’s economy. As the demand for pharmacy technicians continues to grow, certification is expected to play an increasingly more important role in assuring the public of safe, accurate and efficient patient care and service. In fact, many national pharmacy chains including Walgreen’s, CVS/Pharmacy, and Target Pharmacy currently recognise the importance of PTCB certification and even pay for the examination fee. Pharmacy Technicians who earn this credential often benefit from increased job opportunities, such as a larger salary, expanded responsibilities and greater job security.

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Program Units Average Cost
Pharmacy Technician 56 $14,316.00