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Pharmacy technician certificate program

General Info

  • Mission:
    College curriculum prepares vocational, academic, and business-oriented students to succeed in a highly competitive, global economy by focusing on quality, innovation, technology, self initiative, and problem solving.

The Program

  • Front Range Community College certificate program prepares students to assist pharmacists with the technical tasks in community and hospital pharmacy settings, as well as several additional settings.
  • Pharmacy technicians currently in the field may upgrade their skills and meet continuing education re-certification requirements by enrolling in specific program courses.

The Curriculum

  • The curriculum is in a modular format consisting of 3 five-week instructional modules. Two modules of experiential practice follow the three modules in the following semester.
  • Students may enter the program either in the fall or spring semester. This program is one of only two pharmacy technician programs accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) in Colorado.
  • Additional expenses incurred during the PHT program may include identification badges, books (including Clinical Site Manual), lecture notes (purchased from FRCC bookstore), scrubs Code: (For institutional rotation), lab coat Code: (For community rotation), and immunizations prior to externships.

Admission Requirements

  1. Completion of an application for admission
  2. Completion of program entrance requirements
  3. Possess a GED or high school diploma
  4. Demonstrate keyboarding skills of 25 WPM or higher
  5. No previous conviction for a drug related crime
  6. Submission of a resume and a letter of reference
  7. Complete Criminal Background Check at student's expense
  8. Completion of a PHT health summary with documented immunization records prior to Clinical Rotations.
  9. Complete an interview with the program director
  10. Assessment testing is required of all students. Students who are reading at the college level, and place into ENG 121 and MAT 090 (or above) may begin this program of study.


Accredited American Society of Health System Pharmacists.

Academic Degree

Pharmacy Technician Certificate


Front Range Community College
3645 West 112th Avenue
Westminster, CO 80030

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Added: Thu Dec 17 2009
Last Modified: Sat Feb 01 2014