Pharmacy Technician


The Pharmacy Technician program prepares students to support pharmacists by performing a wide range of practice-related duties for community, institutional, compounding, long-term care, mail-order, and other pharmaceutical settings. Students learn the most common medications, calculate dosages, process prescriptions, bill third-party insurance, learn aseptic techniques, and prepare sterile and non-sterile compounded medications. Students receive extensive hands-on training in the lab area using advanced pharmacy technology.


  • Practice personal and interpersonal skills needed in various pharmacy settings.
  • Demonstrate the pharmacy technician's role in the medication-use process and wellness promotion.
  • Recall the most utilized drugs by brand and generic name, indications, and interactions.
  • Solve pharmacy mathematical calculations.
  • Prepare sterile and non-sterile compounds.

This course prepares you for national certification and Utah State licensure.



How to Apply

Choose Your Program
This starts once a year in September. Please contact a Student Success Advisor with any questions you may have about a program. You can check start dates here.

Make an appointment with a Student Success Advisor here >>



Fill out the admissions form below. College admission policy requires a student to have a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent (e.g. GED)*.

Fill out the Logan Campus Admissions Form here >>


Programmatic Requirements
Students will receive additional pre-enrollment programmatic requirements, if applicable, via email. If you have not received this email within 24 business hours, please check your spam or junk mail folders.

Workkeys Assessment: Workplace Documents (Level 5), Graphic Literacy (Level 5), Applied Math (Level 5) and keyboarding (25 nwpm). 

Students must be at least 18 years old.

Students must be current on all vaccinations. Immunization Requirements
Illicit drug use, criminal background checks, and immunization status may prevent future employment as a pharmacy technician. Externship sites, employers, and the Utah State Board of Pharmacy have regulations about drug use, criminal backgrounds, and immunizations. Unable to comply with these regulations may prevent your completion of the program.

Schedule your Entrance Assessment here >>



Once the programmatic requirements have been completed, the next step is to meet with a Student Services Representative to complete your enrollment. You will declare your starting date, enrolled hours, and set up your payment schedule.

The first month's payment or completed Financial Aid is required at the time of enrollment. No appointment is necessary. If you have any questions, Student Services can be reached at 435-753-6780 or or you can visit us in person at the Logan Campus! 

Financial Aid



Social Security Number OR Your Alien Registration number (if you're not a U.S. citizen)

Federal income tax returns, W-2s, and other records of money earned

Bank statements and records of investments (if applicable)

Records of untaxed income (if applicable)

The Process

Apply for FAFSA at and BTECH school code: 014257.

BTECH receives student FAFSA records.

Financial Aid will send an email to students to create a VerifyMyFafsa Account.

The student creates an account and submits the required documentation.

Students will complete enrollment with BTECH.

Financial Aid will email the student a link to schedule a required Financial Aid Offer meeting.

Pell Grant is disbursed.




I have my Student ID

Letter of Recommendation

I have a personal history/career objective

I have my high school transcript

The Process

Apply for scholarships at (soft deadline (5th of each month).

BTECH emails a link to schedule a Scholarship Interview.

Interview with the Scholarship Committee (generally 3rd Tuesday of each month).

BTECH evaluates the interview rubric and available funds.

Notified of award results within 4 weeks.

The student will receive a link to schedule a meeting to accept the award.

BTECH disburses scholarships.



Complete the Veterans checklist.

Reach out to the VA Certifying Official at

If you have any questions please make an appointment with a Student Success Advisor here.

and Fees
Equalized Payment
$2,393 $266
this is an estimate* based on
Course fees may vary part-time enrollment
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Estimated Books
& Supplies
Books, course materials, supplies, and equipment Yes

*The following items are external costs incurred during the program and are subject to change without notice.
Students must pass a random drug test ($42).
Students must obtain a background check ($15).
Students must obtain a Pharmacy Technician Training License through the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing ($50).

High School Adult Students:
varies by school
Mon - Wed -
5 pm to 9 pm
Thurs -
3 pm to 6 pm or 6:30 pm -9:30 pm
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Per Week
15  17 credits 
12 months

**Attendance is required.

To obtain a national certification, students must successfully pass a national exam, either the PTCE or the ExCPT.

Once certified, certificants must complete a minimum of twenty (20) hours of continuing education (CE) during each two (2) year recertification cycle. Any CE hours earned must be in pharmacy technician-specific subject matter. For recertification candidates, one (1) hour of the twenty (20) hours must be in the subject of pharmacy law and one (1) hour must be in the subject of patient safety.

Students in 2022 had a 100% pass rate on the PTCE
To obtain Utah State Licensure students must:

  • Complete 2 finger-print cards
  • Complete an Affidavit of Education
  • Obtain a copy of the current Certification of Pharmacy Technician (ExCPT) or National Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination (PTCB)
  • Complete a pharmacy technician application and submit to the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL).

The Pharmacy Technician program is officially recognized by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)

The Pharmacy Technician Advanced program is accredited through the ASHP/ACPE as Entry- and Advanced-Level Status

Pharmacy Technician Advanced partners with PioneerRx. PioneerRx enhances curriculum with a hands-on approach to learning that simulates the functions and workflow of today’s pharmacies. For more information, visit PioneerRx.

Logan Campus
1385 North 600 West
Logan, Utah 84321

Living Miscellaneous personal
$8,136 $2,331
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Transportation Dependent care
$1,620 $369
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Disability-related Professional licensure, certification, or a first professional credential
$108 $140

Outcome Data

Reported Annually to the Accrediting Agency Council on Occupational Education

Completion: 80%
Job Placement: 100%
Licensure: 100%
Withdrawal: 20%

Outcome statistics are compiled annually based upon Training Outcome surveys conducted with students post-graduation. Data is gathered through coordination with the student, faculty, Student Services Office personnel, and licensing agencies.

Employment Outlook
The words career and job are very different. To be specific, a job is what you show up to for work; a career spans your lifetime and includes your education, training, and professional memberships, and is something you love doing.

Find out the employment trends in this career here.

For additional information on occupational profile, please click here.

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Our Mission

The mission of the Bridgerland Technical College is to deliver competency-based, employer-guided career and technical education to both secondary and post-secondary students through traditional and technology-enhanced

methodologies. This hands-on technical education provides occupational education, skills training, and workforce development to support the educational and economic development of the Bear River Region. 











Hours of Operation

Logan Campus - Main
Telephone: 435-753-6780

Student Services
Monday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed


Brigham City Campus
Telephone: 435-734-0614

Student Services
Monday: 7:30 am - 1 pm and 2 pm - 4 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am - 1 pm and 2 pm - 4 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am - 1 pm and 2 pm - 4 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am - 1 pm and 2 pm - 4 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 1 pm and 2 pm - 4 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed


Logan Campus - Main . 435-753-6780
1301 North 600 West, Logan, UT 84321

Brigham City Campus . 435-734-0614
325 West 1100 South Brigham City, UT 84302