Pharmacy Technician

Admissions Requirements
Catalog Year: 2019

This program is open to qualified high school seniors and adult students who meet the following program requirements:

  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent (adult students only).*
  • Take and pass a urine drug screen.
  • If 18 or older, complete and pass a federal criminal background check.**
  • Pass Davis Tech admissions assessments.
  • Be current on all immunizations: MMR, Hepatitis B, Varicella, Tdap, Influenza, and have a negative tuberculin skin test.
  • Complete a Pharmacy Technician Program Application and be accepted into the program.

*A high school diploma or equivalent is required to register for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam (PTCE) or the Examination for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT).

**Any misdemeanor or felony conviction on record may negatively impact your chances of being accepted into the program, being placed on an externship site, obtaining a Pharmacy Technician professional license and obtaining employment in a healthcare setting. If you have a felony conviction within the last five years or any type of drug conviction, you will not be accepted into the program, nor will you be eligible to obtain a Pharmacy Technician license.

Please review other critical program information here.