Pharmacy Technician Program

Pharmacy Technician

This one-year career and college-prep program is recognized by the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy as an approved High School Pharmacy Technician Training Program.

Pharmacy Technicians are sought-after professionals. Earn your nationally recognized certification here for the opportunity to obtain entry-level positions in both outpatient and inpatient hospital settings, retail pharmacies, long-term care, or mail-order/call center pharmacies.

Program Highlights:

  • Paying particular attention and applying theory to areas such as patient care, technical skills, pharmacy knowledge, and ethical behaviors are fundamental to this program’s goals and principles.

  • Prepare for employment as a certified pharmacy technician in a satisfying job directly out of high school.

  • Explore multiple pathways for students seeking higher education in other healthcare fields.

  • With additional training, students might continue on to study psychology or other healthcare-related therapies, become pharmacists, pharmaceutical representatives, or nurses.

Areas of Study:

  • Drug and Medical Terminology

  • Patient Interaction

  • Pharmacy Calculations

  • The Dispensing Process

  • Basic Pharmacology

  • Nondispensing Duties

  • First Aid, CPR, AED training

  • Commonly Prescribed Interventions

  • Over-the-Counter Medications

  • Unit Dose Systems

  • Nonsterile Product Compounding

  • Drug Classifications

  • Medication Safety and Quality

  • Assurance Requirements

  • Controlled Substances

  • Federal Privacy Requirements

  • Sterile Product Compounding

  • Emergency Situations

  • Top 300 Drugs

  • Managed Care Prescriptions

  • OSHA 10-Hour Healthcare

    Safety Training

  • Infection Control Wellness and

    Disease Prevention

Credits Available:

  • 3 elective credits

Industry Credentials, Certifications, and Certificates Available:

  • Prior to graduation:

    • Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians***

  • HIPAA Training Certificate of Completion

  • CPR First Aid***

  • Fraud, Waste, & Abuse Certificate

  • OSHA 10-Hour Healthcare Credential***

***Industry credential recognized by ODE for points toward graduation.

Download the full Pharmacy Technician fact sheet in English, en Español, or Somali.

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Fees can be easily paid online, 24 hours a day. Learn more about paying class fees and adding to your student’s lunch account.

Pharmacy Technician Fee Sheet

This program is participating in the Chromebook One to One Experience. An additional one-time fee to purchase a Chromebook will be waived if you are a returning student who has already participated in the Chromebook One to One Experience or if you are bringing your own technology. Learn more about the Chromebook One to One Experience.

To ask more questions about any program or to schedule a tour of our campus, contact Administrative Assistant to the Enrollment Coordinator, Mariellen Murray at (740) 201-3216 or


Lindsay DeMent
(740) 201.3225

4565 Columbus Pike | Delaware, OH 43015

Apply Online. Application opens in November.

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