Pharmacy Technician


Pharmacy Technician program

The Pharmacy Technician program is designed to prepare individuals to support pharmacists by performing a wide range of practice-related duties for retail, hospital, long-term care, compounding, and other pharmaceutical settings. Students will learn how to recognize the most commonly prescribed medications and their classifications, read and transcribe doctor’s orders, fill prescriptions for patients, prepare compounded medications, and make IV admixtures. The program includes student participation in a 180-hour clinical pharmacy externship.

Program Length
750 hours (8 months)
Location
Davis Applied Technology College - Main Campus
Classroom & Scheduling
Details

Classroom & Scheduling: Pharmacy Technician


Applications Accepted:
June 1, 2015 - June 5, 2015
Classroom Hours
08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri

*High school students may choose to have a schedule that coincides with the morning bell schedule at their high school. To request early arrival, high school students may visit the Student Services Office.

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Estimated Cost
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Adult College Admission Fee
$40.00
Tuition and Fees
Adult Tuition: Details
High School Students: $40.00 (additions class fees may still apply)
Books and Supplies
Details
Certificate Processing Fee
$15.00
Pell Grants
Apply
Scholarships
Eligible
Veterans
Eligible

DATC Credentials

DATC Certificate of Program Completion

Industry Licensure

National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA)
Pharmacy Technician Certification (CPhT)
Utah Division of Professional Licensing (DOPL)
Licensed Pharmacy Technician
Placement Rates
96%
Utah Wage
$11.81 - $18.82
Utah Job Outlook
Pharmacy Technicians Pharmacy Technicians Change Occupation State: Utah
Work Requirements
29-2052.00 - Pharmacy Technicians
High School
Details
College/University
Details
  1. Verify you meet program Admissions Requirements
  2. Complete the DATC Admissions process:
  3. Meet with an Enrollment Technician in Student Services
  4. Start Class