This certificate program consists of 288 contact hours of lecture, lab and internship training for students to become Community Pharmacy Technicians in a retail pharmacy environment. Instruction emphasizes the practical application of pharmacy mathematics, pharmaceutical terminology, drug packaging and labeling, dosage preparation, inventory systems and management, and customer service.
Upon successful completion of the Community Pharmacy Technician Program, students will receive a certificate of completion including competencies from each course within the curriculum.
|Medical Terminology (MDCA1013)||32|
|Introduction to Pharmacy (PHRA 1001)||64|
|Pharmaceutical Mathematics (PHRA 1209)||48|
|Drug Classification (PHRA 1005)||64|
|Clinical: Pharmacy Technician (PHRA 1061)||80|
Qualifying students may be eligible for financial aid. The Texas Public Education Grant (TPEG) is available to assist non-credit students with tuition expenses only. TPEG application directions can be obtained by submitting proof of eligibility from the NTCC financial aid office. Students are encouraged to apply at least one month prior to registration.
Following submission of the TPEG application, students should follow up with the advisors in the Northeast Texas Community College Financial Aid Department for specific details related to the approval and disbursement of awards. Students may also check with Continuing Education staff members to verify the posting of TPEG awards.
Students that do not qualify for financial aid can set up a payment plan with Northeast Texas Community College. Additional limited assistance may be available. Contact the Continuing Education Department for more information on the student payment plan, at 903-434-8134.