Pharmacy Technology


The mission of the Pharmacy Technology program is to prepare students to assist pharmacists in preparing and dispensing medication. Students will gain experience in prescription entry, IV preparation, sterile technique, and inventory control duties. This 12-month program is designed to provide training in the competencies required of a Pharmacy Technician.  A Pharmacy Technician assists and supports licensed pharmacist in providing healthcare and medication to patients.  Technicians must have a broad knowledge of pharmacy practice, skills, and techniques.  Often, technicians are the first and last person a patient will interact with within the pharmacy.  Because of this, communication skills and customer service are an integral part of training.

We use PioneerRx Pharmacy Software to allow our students to learn in a real-world environment using the most installed software for independent pharmacies. Students enhance their clinical and functional skills by training in this pharmacy system.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time, Part Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $4,119.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,976.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Pharmacy Assistant432Certificate
Pharmacy Technician1296Diploma

Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent.  For more information on enrollment, contact the school.

Clinical affiliates of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Livingston require drug testing and background checks of each student enrolled in the Pharmacy Technology program before participating in training at clinical sites.

Campus Locations

Main Campus
Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Livingston
740 Hi Tech Dr
Livingston, TN 38570


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