Economic and Workforce Development to Offer Pharmacy Tech Course

Woman behind pharmacy shelf

(COLUMBIA, Tenn. – July 17, 2017) - - - Columbia State Community College’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development is offering the “Pharmacy Technician Program” at the College’s Columbia Campus beginning Sept 12.

Classes will take place Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6 – 9:30 p.m. through Nov. 2. The comprehensive 50-hour program prepares students to work as a pharmacy technician in retail or other pharmacy settings and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s national exam.

Working in pharmacies under the direction of a pharmacist, a pharmacy technician’s main responsibility is filling prescriptions according to doctors' orders and preparing medications for dispensing to patients.

The cost for this course is $1,199 and includes textbooks. Registration closes Sept. 5, so register now as limited seats are available.

The Columbia Campus is located at 1665 Hampshire Pike. For full course description, additional information, and to register for this or other continuing education courses through Columbia State’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development, please call (931) 540-2658 or visit www.ColumbiaState.edu/Workforce-Development.
________________________________________________________________

Columbia State Community College’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development is offering the “Pharmacy Technician Program” at the College’s Williamson Campus beginning Oct. 3. 

Classes will take place Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6 – 9:30 p.m. through Nov. 30. The comprehensive 50-hour program prepares students to work as a pharmacy technician in retail or other pharmacy settings and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s national exam.

Working in pharmacies under the direction of a pharmacist, a pharmacy technician’s main responsibility is filling prescriptions according to doctors' orders and preparing medications for dispensing to patients.

The cost for this course is $1,199 and includes textbooks. Registration closes Sept. 26, so register now as limited seats are available.

The Williamson Campus is located at 1228 Liberty Pike. For full course description, additional information, and to register for this or other continuing education courses through Columbia State’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development, please call (931) 540-2658 or visit www.ColumbiaState.edu/Workforce-Development.

Columbia State Community College is a two-year college serving a nine-county area in southern Middle Tennessee with five campuses, including Columbia, Williamson, Lawrence, Lewisburg and Clifton. Columbia State was established in 1966 as Tennessee's first community college.

# # #







A Great Place To Start. Invest in Columbia State.

1665 Hampshire Pike, Columbia TN 38401 | 931-540-2722
Content © 1996-2013 Columbia State - All Rights Reserved. Columbia State Community College, a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution.