Pharmacy Technology

About

The Pharmacy Technology program provides both technical instruction and skill development for the studnent to become gainfully employed in the field of pharmacy.  Our curriculum combines classroom and experiential learning.  This culminates in hands-on experience in a variety of clinical settings, such as hospitals, retail, mail-order, and specialty pharmacies.

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $3,843.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,114.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Pharmacy Technician1296Diploma


Prospective Pharmacy Technology students must complete the entrance packet above.  Please submit complete packets to the Student Support Specialist at TCAT Covington.

Campus Locations

Main Campus
1600 Hwy 51 South
Covington, TN 38019

Job Duties

Prepare medications under the direction of a pharmacist. May measure, mix, count out, label, and record amounts and dosages of medications according to prescription orders.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 12,580

Current job openings per year: 1,170

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Orientation
Keyboarding
Pharmacy Math
Pharmacy Practice and Lab I
Top Drugs I
Pharmacology
Career Readiness
Second Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Law Ethics and HIPAA
Top Drugs II
Pharmacy Practice and Lab II
Pharmacology
Third Party Reimbursement
Third Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Clinical Training & PTCE Exam Prep

Instructors

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