Pikes Peak Community College


Pikes Peak Community College - Pharmacy Technician Program

Pharmacy Technician Program

General Info

  • Pikes Peak Community College (PPCC) is a two-year college offering associate's degrees and various certifications in Career and Technical fields.
  • Mission:
    Pikes Peak Community College mission is to provide high quality, educational opportunities accessible to all, with a focus on student success and community needs, including occupational programs for youth and adults in career and technical fields, two-year transfer educational programs to qualify students for admission to the junior year at other colleges and universities, and a broad range of personal, career, and technical education for adults.

The Program

Pharmacy Technician

  • Pharmacy Technicians assist and support licensed pharmacists in providing health care and medications to patients.
  • The pharmacy technician has broad knowledge and training in pharmacy, however does not require the advanced college education required of a licensed pharmacist.
  • Pharmacy technicians perform the practical duties, allowing the pharmacist to focus on patient education, pharmaceutical care and medication management.

Admission Requirements

  • Admission to the college does not assure admission to the pharmacy technician program. All students interested in the pharmacy technician program who do not have previous college courses must complete the PPCC placement exams prior to being advised.
  • Admission to the pharmacy technician program is accomplished through an application and selection process.
  • Students can pick up a Pharmacy Technician Program Admission Application at the HENPS Division office at either the Centennial
    • Centennial Campus (south) Campus
    • 5675 South Academy Boulevard
    • Colorado Springs, CO 80906
    or Rampart Range Campus.
    • Rampart Range Campus (north) Campus Map / Building Map
    • 11195 Highway 83
    • Colorado Springs, CO 80921
  • NO APPLICATION WILL BE REVIEWED THAT IS NOT FULLY COMPLETED. Once completed, please submit to the Pharmacy Technician Program Coordinator and make an appointment to review necessary information at that time.Upon provisional acceptance, the program director will notify the student of dates needed to obtain additional information.
    1. Criminal background check
    2. Drug Screen
    3. Health statement/immunizationsPikes Peak Community College


Accredited American Society of Health System Pharmacists.

Academic Degree

  • Associate of Applied Science Degree and
    The two-year AAS degree provides career skills to enable students to enter the job market after graduation, retrain in a new career, or upgrade employment skills.
  • Certificate Program
    certificate programs are occupational training is available in fewer than two years.


Pikes Peak Community College
5675 S. Academy Blvd CC13
Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Voice +1.719.502.3344
Fax +1.719.502.3401
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Added: Wed Sep 12 2012
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