Pharmacy Technician Program

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Pharmacy Technician: Basic Prescriptions & Dispensing    enroll now

We are a proud Advocate Educator with the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). This course consists of 50-classroom hours and prepares students for the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE).

Curriculum includes instruction on Oklahoma state regulations, insurance restrictions, mathematics, applicable law, nomenclature, basic IV admixture, computerized pharmacy systems and skills needed to work in retail pharmacies and hospitals. Coursework includes classroom exercises and competency reviews.

Prerequisites for the class are a high school diploma or GED, good math skills are recommended and you must have a clean background. A Certificate of Completion will be awarded upon successful completion of the class (80% or better).

The Pharmacy Technician program is taught by a certified Pharmacy Technician.


Dates: June 3 - July 24, 2019

Days: Mondays and Wednesdays

Time: 6 - 9 p.m.

Location: 7777 S. May Ave., OKC, OK 73159
                    Library, Room 402

Cost: $700.00* due at the time of registration (Includes 50 hours of instruction, three textbooks approved by the American Pharmacists Association, PDI's Pharmacy Technician Student Handbook and access to OCCC's Math Lab.) 

If you would like to take the national PTCE, we are an Advocate Educator with the national PTCB. This exam is $129. If you purchase the exam, we are able to streamline the process for your ease and convenience.

Online registration: Click HERE to register online.

Contact: Kirstin Krug at (405) 682-7856 or

  *Effective February 2, 2015, OCCC Professional Development Institute customers who choose to make payments with a credit card (American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa) will incur a 2.75% convenience fee for use of the service. The convenience fee covers charges assessed by credit card companies for providing the service.

*If you need to drop from the program, you must do so in writing within 48 hours (weekend days not considered) of the first day of class to receive refund.