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 (51 credits, catalog year 2017-18)

  • Pharmacy Tech StudentWR 121 English Composition 4 cr.
  • MTH 95 Intermediate Algebra or higher*   3 cr 
  • *Must be completed prior to the 2nd term of the cohort
  • PHM 100 Introduction to Pharmacy Technician 5cr.
  • PHM 101 Pharmacy Tech Law and Ethics 3cr.
  • PHM 120 Drug Classification and Therapeutics I 5cr.
  • PHM 110 Pharmacy Calculations 3cr.
  • PHM 140 Pharmacy Technician Procedures 5cr.
  • PHM 130 Drug Classification and Therapeutics II 5cr.
  • PHM 190 Practicum I: Hospital/Institutional 4cr.
  • PHM 191 Practicum II: Retail/Community 4cr.
  • PHM 181 Pharmacy Technician Seminar 2cr.
  • AH 115 Cultural Responsiveness in Allied Health 3cr

ESTIMATED COSTS TO COMPLETE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE

Pharmacy Tech COCC

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

  • Books $500
  • Program, Licensing and Exam Fees $701
  • On-line Fees $300 ($10 per credit "online course" fee applied to all PHM courses)
  • Equipment and Supplies $50
  • Criminal Background Check, Drug Screen and Immunization Tracking - $110 
  • Immunizations $200-$400 (if you don't have them already) 
  • CPR Certificate $60

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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