Pharmacy Technician Program

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Pharmacy Technician: Basic Prescriptions & Dispensing    enroll now

This course consists of 36 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. A Certificate of Completion will be awarded upon successful completion of the class (75% or better).

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


Dates: Monday, March 20, 2017 - Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Section: 17SPPHA0200104

Days: Mondays and Wednesdays

Time: 6 - 8 p.m.

Location: 7124 S I-35 Service Road, OKC, OK 73149
                    Room 129

Cost: $595.00* due at the time of registration (Includes 36 hours of instruction, two textbooks approved by the American Pharmacists Association and access to OCCC's Math Lab.)

If you would like to take the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE), we are an Education Advocate with the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (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.