COVID-19 Response and Reopening

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 (52-54 credits, catalog year 2020-21)

    • Pharmacy Tech Student
    • AH 105 Calculations for Allied Health 3cr    -OR-
      • MTH 105 Math in Society 3cr   -OR-
      • minimum placement into MTH 060
    • WR 065 Rhetoric and Critical Thinking II 4cr or higher   -OR-
      • BA 214 Business Communications 3cr     -OR-
      • minimum placement into WR 121 Academic Composition  -OR-
      • WR 121 Academic Composition plus WR 098 Writing Seminar
    • BI 105 Essentials of Human Biology 3cr
    • AH 115 Cultural Responsiveness in Allied Health

*Must be completed prior to the 2nd term of the cohort

  • PHM 100 Pharmacy Technician Practice I 5cr.
  • PHM 101 Pharmacy Tech Law and Ethics 3cr.
  • PHM 110 Pharmacy Calculations 3cr.
  • PHM 115 Retail Simulation Lab 2cr.
  • PHM 120 Pharmacology I 5cr.
  • PHM 130 Pharmacology II 5cr.
  • PHM 140 Pharmacy Technician Practice II  5cr.
  • PHM 145 Institutional Simulation Lab 2cr.
  • PHM 181 Pharmacy Technician Seminar 2cr.
  • PHM 190 Practicum I: Hospital/Institutional 4cr.
  • PHM 191 Practicum II: Retail/Community 4cr.


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 $800
  • On-line Fees $300 ($10 per credit "online course" fee applied to all PHM courses)
  • Equipment and Supplies $50
  • Criminal History 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.