As a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT), you will enjoy a rewarding career in the constantly growing field of healthcare and prescription medicine. A CPhT acts as a liaison between medical professionals, pharmacists, insurance companies and patients. They assist with activities that do not require the professional judgment of the pharmacist such as maintaining records, stocking supplies, maintaining inventories of drug supplies, accepting prescriptions and refill requests, and providing assistance to the customers and patients specific to the pharmacy practice setting in addition to filling prescriptions and medication orders for the Pharmacist’s final approval. This program will train you to effectively complete these tasks in any pharmacy environment. The program includes a 48-hour externship during which you will receive hands-on experience working in a pharmacy setting
Prerequisites: Proof of High School Diploma or GED, acceptable criminal background, state required immunizations and Healthcare Admission Application prior to externship in hospital setting.
"For students in this course who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas.  If you have a question about your background and licensure, please speak with your faculty member or the department chair. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency.”
Location: Sadler Center
Instructor: Stella Amushie
2639 PHRA1001 (01171T)       63 hrs.
10/23-1/10      M/W                6-9:30pm
(Class will not meet 11/22, 12/18, 12/20, 12/25, 12/27, & 1/1)
4625 PHRA1091 (01172T)       42 hrs.
1/17-3/26        M/W                6-9:30pm
4626 PHRA1060 (01172T)       48 hrs.
2/19-3/16        MTWRF           8am-5pm
$2,445 (textbooks & codebooks are not included)

For any questions please contact Kristin Smith, Healthcare Coordinator, at 979.230.3636 or