Pharmacy Technician Curriculum - Southwestern Illinois College

Certification Requirements

Upon successful completion of the Pharmacy Technician curriculum, graduates are awarded a certificate as a pharmacy technician. To work in Illinois, graduates of the program must provide proof of graduation from a pharmacy technician training program or attain successful passage of an examination certified by the Institute for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians and the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board. Illinois requires national certification through PTCP, completion of a pharmacy technician training program, and registration with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

Pharmacy Technician Certificate (0034)

Total Semester Credits 16
Spring/Fall Semester Semester Credits
PHAR 101 Affective Knowledge & Skills 4.5
PHAR 110 Pharmacy Regs & Standards 4
PHAR 120 Clinical Practicum I 2
PHAR 130 Medication Order Processing 3.5
PHAR 140 Clinical Practicum II 2