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
780 hours (8 months)
Enrollment
Open Enrollment Year Round
Location
Main Campus - Main Campus
Applications Accepted:
July 06, 2015 - July 10, 2015
September 07, 2015 - September 11, 2015*
*Final 2015 Application period. Next in March, 2016

Classroom Availability
08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Mon Tue Wed Thu
NOTE: 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.
Adult College Admission Fee
$40.00
Tuition and Fees
Adult Tuition: Details
High School Students: $40.00 (additional 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 Certifications

National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA)
Pharmacy Technician Certification (CPhT)
Utah Division of Professional Licensing (DOPL)
Licensed Pharmacy Technician
Placement Rates
96%
Utah Wages
Low Median High
$12.40 $16.06 $21.25
Utah Job Outlook and Work Requirements
Pharmacy Technicians Pharmacy Technicians Change Occupation State: Utah
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