Pharmacy Technician

Tillamook Bay Community College (TBCC) has developed a partnership with Central Oregon Community College (COCC), Tillamook Regional Medical Center (TRMC), and local businesses to provide training for pharmacy technicians in Tillamook County. This certificate is granted by COCC. TBCC offers program prerequisites, general education, and related coursework. All pharmacy technology courses are offered by COCC and require admission to their program as detailed in the link below. Estimated cost of this program for tuition, fees, books, and supplies is $5,656. In addition to standard tuition, student fees and textbooks, students should anticipate the following program costs:          

• Program fee of $150 per term (or a total of $450 for the three-term pharmacy technician cohort);
• In some cases $150 to $300 for fees associated with required immunizations and tuberculosis screening;
• $55 drug screening (if required by practicum site);
• $65 background search (if required by practicum site);
• $35 pharmacy technician license;
• $65 for American Heart Association CPR for Health Care Providers certificate;
• Distance students will be responsible for the cost of travel and expenses to the COCC campus for the two-weekend lecture labs in the spring term.

See the COCC web page for more information and forms and applications here.

Degrees and Certificates

Pharmacy Technician Certificate

See the catalog(pdf) for the information regarding program requirements.

 Helpful Links

  • Pharmacy Technician Certificate Career Pathway Worksheet


For more information contact Career Education Advising (503) 842-8222 x1145.


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