Pharmacy Technician

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.


Financial Aid
Qualifying students may be eligible for financial aid. To qualify for financial aid, students must apply for financial aid through The financial aid office at NTCC determines eligibility. Students interested in financial aid are encourage to apply at least one month prior to registration. If students qualify for aid, then students can then apply for a Texas Public Education Grant (TPEG) and if eligible, can receive up to ½ of the tuition paid by the grant. The balance is the responsibility of the student. Payment plans are available for every situation. Contact Continuing Education for more information.


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Application Process

You do not need to apply to Northeast Texas Community College to register for this program. Registration occurs through the Continuing Education department at NTCC.
To begin registration, inquire today!

Our Pharmacy Tech program utilized the industry leading pharmacy software, PioneerRX. PioneerRX enhances the learning experience for our students by allowing a hand-on approach to learning that simulates the day to day functions of pharmacy operations. To learn more about PioneerRX visit their webpage