Pharmacy Technician

Learn about the classes and other requirements for the Pharmacy Technician major in the Curriculum Guide.

The pharmacy technician performs technical functions under the direction of a Registered Pharmacist; including prescription preparation, inventory, repackaging, and compounding. 

The essential elements of this certificate program include the history of pharmacy, pharmacy law, medical terminology, drug classification and prescription preparation. 

Laboratory experience and an externship under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist are required components of the program.

Check with the Program Coordinator for more information on the Pharmacy Technician II Diploma program

JCTC's Pharmacy Technician Program is one of only three programs in Kentucky accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.  Visit the AHSP Website to learn more.

For more information, please contact:

  • Angie Minnis
    • Academic Program Coordinator
    • Office:  Health Sciences Hall, room 455
    • Phone:  502-213-4008
  • Kara Schotter
    • Clinical Coordinator
    • Office:  Health Sciences Hall, room 460
    • Phone:  502-213-2275
  • Allied Health and Nursing Direct Line:  502-213-4050
  • Allied Health Advising Office:  502-213-2245
  • Allied Health Division Office:  502-213-4200 or 502-213-4296

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