Pharmacy Technician

A Prescription for a New Career

Today, Pharmacy Technicians are serving an increasingly important role in the pharmacy industry. By working closely with licensed pharmacists to provide medication and other vital healthcare products, technicians provide a wide assortment of hands-on services. From preparing and mixing prescriptions, to establishing and maintaining patient profiles, to managing the often complex insurance claim process, Pharmacy Technicians are intimately involved with all aspects of medication preparation and dispensing.

Your Building Blocks to Success

Austin Community College offers our Pharmacy Technician Program to prepare you for your new career in the pharmacy industry. Our program combines lecture, on-campus laboratory, and clinical training to provide you with a valuable and well-rounded education.

If you have a high school diploma or a GED, simply complete the Program Application. Your application will be reviewed by the Department Chair for acceptance into the program.

Get Started Now!

Austin is one of the fastest growing cities in the country and the demand for pharmacy technicians is on the rise. If you have questions, please contact a program coordinator. A stable career in this rewarding and growing field is within your reach!

Program Information

Estimated Tuition
Time Commitment
9 Months
Hours Vary / Week

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Career Information ( View Data )

Average Income w/ Experience
$16.04 / Hour

Contact Information

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Pharmacy Technician Courses

HPRS-1006 Medical Terminology

PHRA-1001 Introduction to Pharmacy

PHRA-1009 Pharmaceutical Mathematics I

PHRA-1013 Community Pharmacy Practice

PHRA-1071 Basic Extemporaneous Compound Non-Sterile

PHRA-1005 Drug Classifications

PHRA-1049 Institutional Pharmacy Practice

PHRA-1045 Compounding Sterile Preparations and Aseptic Technique

PHRA-1041 Pharmacy Drug Therapy and Treatment

PHRA-1043 Pharmacy Technician Certification Review

PHRA-2371 Advanced Pharmacy Practice

PHRA-2066 Practicum

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