Pima Community College

Pima Community College - Pharmacy Technology School

Pharmacy Technology School

General Info

  • Pima Community College (PCC) is a public two-year institution of higher education in Pima County, Arizona serving the Tucson metropolitan area. The community college district consists of six campuses, four education centers, and several adult education learning centers.
  • Mission:
    The mission of Pima Community College is to develop community through learning.

The Program

The Pharmacy Technology Program is located on East Campus. The program includes training within laboratory and clinical settings.

  • Pima's state-of-the art Pharmacy Technology program is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
  • In this program, students learn to manage inventories, count and measure prescriptions accurately, and use computers. Coursework also focuses on medications, their uses, possible side effects and appropriate doses.
  • Part of the training will be onsite in laboratories and clinical settings.
  • By graduation, student will be well prepared for the State of Arizona licensing exam and for a challenging, interesting career as a pharmacy technician.
Courses available in online and traditional formats and on weekdays, evenings and weekends.

Admission Requirements

Students must meet the following requirements before starting this program.

  1. High school diploma or GED
  2. Meet the College's reading requirement
  3. Math assessment test at the level of MAT 122 or higher, or completion of MAT 092 with a grade of C or better


Accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP).

Academic Degree

  • Pharmacy Technology Certificate
  • Pharmacy Technology Applied Associate Science degree.


Pima Community College
8181 East Irvington Road
Tucson, AZ 85709

Voice +1.520.206.7850
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Added: Sat Dec 19 2009
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