Pharmacy Technician Certification
Offered at: Westminster
This certificate program prepares students to assist in the preparation of prescribed medications, including retrieve, count, pour, weigh, measure, and mix medications. You will be qualified to work as a pharmacy technician in a retail pharmacy, hospital, nursing home, assisted living facilities or mail-order pharmacies.
The program includes three, five-week instruction modules in one semester at the
Westminster Campus and then two five-week experiential modules in
hospital and community settings in the second semester.
FRCC’s Pharmacy Technician Certification is nationally
accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists
See required courses and admission requirements.
See Pharmacy course descriptions
See gainful employment information.
Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (2012)
Want to be a Registered Pharmacist?
It’s possible for pharmacy technicians to earn admission into a
school of pharmacy. Some of our graduates have done so, and others are
working toward that goal. After earning their certification, students have returned to FRCC to pass the required classes (mostly in the science
area) to be considered for admission to a school of pharmacy. We recommend you work closely with