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Pharmacy Technician Program

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CVS partnership


  • 120 hours of classroom instruction, lab exercises, pharmacy calculations and hands on training
  • 150 hours of internship at CVS Pharmacy

Students are introduced to pharmacology, pharmacy calculations, physiology and pathophysiology.

Familiarize yourself with medication preparation, medication dispensing, drug interactions, pharmacy law, drug classes, liability and much more.


  • Students should be 18 years old or older to register
  • High School Transcript or G.E.D.
  • Students must undergo a Criminal Offender  Record Information (CORI) check
  • Assessment (RSVP HERE)

Program Objective

Graduates will be prepared to take the National Pharmacy Technician Certification (PTCB) Exam. Upon passing the PTBC exam, graduates will be able to register as Pharmacy Technicians.

*Students who fail the PTBC exam have the opportunity to become registered Pharmacy Technicians by interning for 500 hours at a CVS pharmacy.


$1,825 (includes books, lab fees, externship and IPBC examination fees)

Course Details

Select from one of the upcoming programs below that best fits your schedule

Option 1- Intensive Program
July 30, 2018 to September 27, 2018
Monday through Thursday
From 6:00 p.m to 9:30 p.m.

Option 2- Evening Program
September 10, 2018 to January 30, 2019
Monday & Wednesdays
From 6:00 p.m  to 9:30 p.m.

Option 3- Daytime Program
September 18, 2018 to December 6, 2018
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
From 9:00 a.m to 12:30 p.m.

Approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Pharmacy  


We accept checks, money orders, credit cards, and debit cards; we do not accept cash. 

To register or for more information:

Call 857-701-1601 or 857-701-1602
Email anichols@rcc.mass.edu
Visit us in Building #4 (closest to the parking lot), Room 102. Monday- Thursday 8:30 a.m to 6:00 p. m & Friday 8:30 a.m .to 5:00 pm