Pharmacy Technology


The mission of the Pharmacy Technology Program is to train students for employment in retail and wholesale pharmacies, and home health care and long-term care facilities. They will perform as pharmacy technicians or assistants under the direct supervision of the pharmacist. Students will learn to become skilled in medications, prescrip­tion preparation, reconstitution and IV preparation.

Tennessee College of Applied Technology has partnered with the top pharmacy software, PioneerRx. Our students will experience a more hands-on learning experience as PioneerRx simulates the processes and workflow of today’s most innovative pharmacies. To learn more about our pharmacy system, visit Read what pharmacists around the nation are saying about PioneerRx at   

PTCB Pass Rate


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $3,738.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,413.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Pharmacy Technician1296Diploma

For entrance into the Pharmacy Technician program, a student must have a high school or GED/HiSET diploma and a satisfactory physical exam with all required immunizations. Students in the program are subject to drug testing and background screening.

Campus Locations



First Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Pharmacy Math
Pharmacy Practice and Lab I
Top Drugs I
Career Readiness
Second Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Law Ethics and HIPAA
Top Drugs II
Pharmacy Practice and Lab II
Third Party Reimbursement
Third Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Clinical Training & PTCE Exam Preparation

Books and Supplies Lists


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