Diploma - Pharmacy Technician

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Pharmacy Technician/Assistant. 510805


A. Diploma – Pharmacy Technician 27.5 Credits – 646 Contact Hours– 34
Weeks The Pharmacy Technician Program provides training for entry
level positions to effectively function in the role of a pharmacy
technician in a hospital, pharmacy, pharmacy call center and other
health care environments. The modules contain lessons to provide
students with the knowledge involving the core concepts of the health
care delivery system and health occupations. It will discuss various
aspects of communication, legal and ethical responsibilities. Students
will describe wellness and diseases, quality assurance, aseptic
techniques, basic first aid/CPR. Concepts of medical terminology,
including prefixes, suffices, and word roots, abbreviations and symbols.
Anatomy and physiology of the body systems, vocabulary, pathology,
diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; basic math, system of
measurements, and conversions between different systems of measurements,
pharmaceutical calculations of drug dosage. Concepts of concentration
and dilution along with dosage calculation of parenteral and IV
medications are introduced. Students learn concepts involved with
pharmacology; classifications of drugs and drug administration, clinical
applications of drug categories; sources of drug nomenclature, addiction
and drug dependency. Students are introduced to specific, disorders and
abnormalities affecting the body; actions and uses of drugs on each body
system and introduction to bio-pharmaceutics. Students receive an
introduction to the roles and responsibilities of the pharmacy
technician; the function of pharmacy as part of the healthcare system,
as well as regulatory standards in pharmaceutical practice; law and
ethics of pharmacology will be covered, along with processing of orders
and inventory control in the pharmacy. After successful completion of
all classroom coursework, the student is scheduled to complete 160 clock
hours of Clinical Practicum/Externship which will give the student on
the job training to enhance their classroom experience. Brookline
College Career Advisors are committed to assisting graduates with job
search and training in the following areas; Resume preparation; Job
Search Techniques; Networking; Interviewing Skills; and Dressing for
Success. Lifetime Placement Assistance is available to graduates of the
Pharmacy Technician Program. Students are required to apply for the
State training license prior to Externship; Eligible to sit for the CPhT
Certfied Pharmacy Technician thru PTCB Pharmacy Technician
Certification Board. B Tuition listed in
Catalog $15225; the price of $9087.99 given to eligible WIOA
participants includes: Tuition, Registration Fee, E-books, Laptop, 2
sets of Scrubs, Initial License/Exam Fee, Cap & Gown C. Cost of
Books: E-Books included D Cost of Supplies: Laptop $200 Cap and Gown
$30.99 2 sets of scrubs incl. Student will apply for training
license prior to externship. Good for two years with assistance from
Brookline College. Students are also eligible to take the CPht (National
Certification) E. WIOA Contact: Cory Liguore 520-584-5272 Website:
G. Additional: must be a citizen of the United States or an eligible
non-citizen as classified by the Department of Homeland Security.
Prerequisites: 18 years of age at the time of admission and possess a
high school diploma or GED (or equivalent). Refer to the Academic
Catalog for a complete list of immunization requirements. Background
check and finger print clearance required. H. Refund Policy: I.
Credentials: Industry Recognized: Yes State licensure is required in
Arizona; National Certification (CPhT) through PTCB (Pharmacy Technician
Certification Board) Stackable – Yes; Pharmacy Tech; compounding,
Chemotherapy; supervisor Portable: Yes PTCB recognized all geographic
areas: Accredited Curriculum – Yes ABHES Licensed by State of
Arizona—State Board for Private Post Secondary Education.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


Brookline College - Tucson

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based


Training Location(s)

5441 E 22nd Street Suite 125, Tucson, Arizona

Local WIB

6 - Pima County Workforce Investment Board

Type of Attainment:


Name of Credential

Diploma Pharmacy Technician

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Title IV; Pell Grants, FSEOG, Subsidized

Refund Policy

Refer to College Catalog

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

In-State/District Tuition

$9,087.99 pricing for eligible WIOA participants

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$9,087.99 pricing for eligible WIOA participants

Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

29-2052.00Pharmacy Technicians
$15.00 per hour
Required Certification: Certification & License (State)

Provider Status



5441 E 22nd Street, Suite 125, Tucson, Arizona 85711

Phone Number

(520) 748-9799

Fax Number

(520) 748-9355

Web Address

Last Updated

Apr 19, 2021


Jun 04, 2012