Pharmacy Technician

Continuing Education partners with several organizations to offer certificates in the high-demand medical field. Our Pharmacy Technician Certificate program trains students for immediate employment in the pharmacy field and also provides an easily accessible career field for students.

Well-trained pharmacy technicians are a pharmacist’s biggest asset and are always in demand. Beginning with medical terminology specific to the pharmacy setting, this 70-hour course will prepare you to enter the pharmacy field and take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s (PTCB) exam. You’ll cover dosage calculations, drug compounding, dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control, billing and reimbursement and more. Tuition includes textbook. Free information sessions are available for this program. Call 706.507.8070 for information.

NOTE: Not all health care programs are available every semester. Please check back often if you do not see the health care course that you are looking for.

“I would definitely recommend Pharmacy Technician Certification to someone else. The instructor was great and pushed us to do our very best! She was also warm and friendly which helped me to be a better student. Thank you Columbus State University.”
– Loretta Richardson


Since 1993, Condensed Curriculum International (CCI) has been supporting innovative, allied healthcare training and education programs in partnership with colleges and universities, adult education centers, workforce agencies, career centers, and healthcare organizations nationwide. Currently, with over 300 partnerships operating in 40 states, CCI helps support Pharmacy Technician, Medical Billing & Coding, Electronic Health Records Management, Medical Office, Home Health Aide, IV Therapy, Phlebotomy, EKG Technician and other leading healthcare programs. Their goal is to ensure that students who successfully complete these programs will have the necessary skills to pursue employment opportunities in hospitals, clinics, research and other healthcare organizations nationwide.

Some courses are not offered every semester. Please check back for next available class.