Required Courses & Estimated Costs

To earn a certificate all required courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better and students must maintain a 2.0 overall GPA to graduate. 

Course List (55 credits)

  • WR 121 English Composition 4 cr.
  • Pharmacy tech COCC 9
  • AH 111 Medical Terminology I 3 cr.
  • MTH 95 Intermediate Algebra or higher*   3 cr (Click here for important information)
  • *Must be completed prior to the 2nd term of the cohort
  • BI 121 Anatomy and Function I 4cr.
  • PHM 100 Introduction to Pharmacy Technician 4cr.
  • PHM 101 Law and Ethics for Pharmacy Technicians 3cr.
  • PHM 120 Drug Classification and Therapeutics I 3cr.
  • AH 112 Medical Terminology II 3cr.
  • BI 122 Anatomy and Function II 4cr.
  • PHM 110 Pharmacy Calculations 3cr.
  • PHM 140 Pharmacy Technician Procedures 4cr.
  • PHM 130 Drug Classification and Therapeutics II 3cr.
  • PHM 190 Practicum I: Hospital/Institutional 3cr.
  • PHM 191 Practicum II: Retail/Community 3cr.
  • PHM 181 Pharmacy Technician Seminar 1cr.
  • SP 218 Interpersonal Communication 3cr.
  • CIS120 Computer concepts 4 cr.

ESTIMATED COSTS TO COMPLETE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE

Pharmacy tech COCC 10

In addition to tuition (see rates here) the estimated costs for students to complete the entire program are:

  • Books $500
  • Program Fees $450
  • On-line Fees $270 ($10 per credit "online course" fee applied to all PHM courses)
  • Equipment and Supplies $50
  • Criminal Background Check, Drug Screen and Immunization Tracking - $110 
  • Pharmacy Tech License $102
  • Immunizations $200-$400 (if you don't have them already) 
  • CPR Certificate $55

Contact the Financial Aid office at 541-383-7260 to find out if you qualify for help with these costs. Students are responsible for costs related to travel to the COCC campus and practicum locations.


 

 

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