Chemeketa Community College

Chemeketa Community College - Pharmacy Technician Program

Pharmacy Technician Program

General Info

  • Chemeketa Community College, founded in 1952, is a community college located in Salem, Oregon.
  • College Mission:
    Resource for quality education in a changing world, delivering opportunities for adult literacy, opening the door to all levels of college, and creating centers of excellence in technical training, workforce development, and business support.

The Program

The intent of the program is to prepare students to take the national certification examination to become Certified Pharmacy Technicians and be employed in a pharmacy setting.

Admission Requirements

Pharmacy Technician Program program has special admission requirements and enrollment limits. The first step to entering the program is to take part in an assessment process which includes taking the college's free placement test and meeting with Counseling and Career Services staff. May need to complete pre-program course.

Academic Degree

  1. Pharmacy Technician Certificate of Completion by successfully completing the required 53 credit hours with a grade of "c" or better in all required courses to meet the requirements of Oregon Pharmacy Board pharmacy technician registration and certification requirement by passing the exam.
  2. With the option of continuing Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Pharmacology.


Chemeketa Community College
4000 Lancaster Drive NE
Salem, Oregon 97309

Voice +1.503.399.5000
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