Pharmacy Technician Requirements

1-Year Diploma Program - 31 Credits

Admission Criteria   Technology Requirements   Additional PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS


Pharmacy Technician, Diploma
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Admission Criteria 

1 of the following: 
  • HS GPA: 2.2 GPA 
  • GED: 500 
  • ACT: 18 
  • ACT: Math 16 
  • SAT: 960
  • SAT Math: 430 
  • College GPA: 2.0 GPA - Based on 12+ credits.
  • Professional Discretion 
Students not meeting one of the above criteria are required to take the Next-Generation ACCUPLACER: 
  • Writing: 255
  • Arithmetic: 217 

Additional Program Requirements

Background Check and Drug Screen

Completion of a background check and drug screen are required before program classes start.

Background Check   Drug Screen

Technical Standards

Read the Technical Standards form and review physical requirements. If you apply online, this is part of the application process.

Pharmacy Technician Technical Standards

Uniforms are required for this program and can be ordered online through the Southeast Tech Bookstore.


Students are required to provide proof of current American Heart Association CPR Certification before LPN coursework begins. At AAR and JumpStart, the program faculty representative will discuss this in detail. Southeast Tech does offer this training, if needed. To view the schedule, visit the Testing page on myTech. Click on Course Search at the bottom of the page. Then, type CPR in the Course Code field.    

Technology Requirements

Southeast Technical College's Pharmacy Technician program is a Bring Your Own Laptop (BYOL) program. You may purchase a laptop on your own or from the Southeast Tech I.T. Support Center.


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