Central Virginia Community College


Central Virginia Community College - Pharmacy Technology Program

Pharmacy Technology Program

General Info

Central Virginia Community College, founded in 1962, is a public, two-year, higher education institution that is dedicated to:
  1. Providing open, flexible, affordable, quality learning opportunities for personal growth and the acquisition of knowledge and skills necessary for productive and meaningful life,
  2. Providing general education, transfer, applied science, certificate, and diploma programs,
  3. Determining and addressing the training needs of business, industry, and government to benefit the service area,
  4. Supporting workforce and economic development through participation in regional organizations and training for new and/or expanding businesses.
  5. Providing support services for education, training, technology infrastructure, and workforce development.

The Program

  • Pharmacy Technology career program is designed to prepare students for work as Pharmacy Technicians.
  • Upon successful completion of the community college program students must complete the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board exam or other exam approved by the Virginia Board of Pharmacy.
  • Employment opportunities for Pharmacy Technicians are available through hospitals, retail pharmacies, mail order pharmacies, and insurance companies.

Admission Requirements

  • Students must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • The following high school or equivalent courses are required:
    1. two years of mathematics (one of which must be A l g ebra)
    2. and three years of English.
  • Students with deficiencies will be required to remediate them through developmental studies prior to being considered for program admission.


Virginia Board of Pharmacy Approved Pharmacy Technician Training Program.

Academic Degree

Certificate in Pharmacy Technology


Central Virginia Community College
3506 Wards Road
Lynchburg, VA 24502

Voice +1.434.832.7600
Fax +1.434.832.7626
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Added: Thu Jul 22 2010
Last Modified: Thu Feb 06 2014