Pharmacy Technician (PMT 100-41)

Dates: Sept. 8-Dec. 2, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Registration Deadline: Sept. 4

Tuition: $765

Textbook & Drug Cards:

  • "National Pharmacy Technician Training Manual," 7th Ed. by Schafermeyer, Williams
  • "Sigler's Prescription Drug Cards," 30th Ed.

This 12-week course, taught by a registered pharmacist, provides the classroom instruction necessary to be a successful Pharmacy Technician. This course teaches prescription drug processing, drug classifications, physiology, drug interactions, pharmacy calculations, medical terminology and compounding. The pharmacy technician is qualified for employment in retail pharmacies, hospitals, long term care pharmacies and licensed prescription vendors.

Students who are successful in this course will receive a certificate of completion from St. Charles Community College (SCC) and be eligible to apply for national certification (either the PTCB or ExCPT). SCC does not offer these certification exams on campus or as part of the pharmacy technician curriculum. Students interested in learning more about these certifications can contact the Board of Pharmacy by calling 573-751-0091 or going to

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be at least 17 years of age.
  • Be able to provide documentation of a high school diploma or GED certificate.
  • Be able to communicate effectively in English.
  • Possess strong basic math skills.

Registration Requirements

Please bring the following when you come in to register –

  • COPY of high school diploma or GED certificate.
  • Tuition.

Registration is done in person at the Nursing & Allied Health Center (#1 Academy Place, Dardenne Prairie, MO 63368). Office hours are from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Hours may vary, please call to confirm.

This is a non-credit, certificate course. Tuition is due at time of registration and is non-refundable and non transferable.

Office Info

Office Hours

8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Hours may vary. Please call to confirm.

Office Location

St. Charles Community College 
Center for Nursing and Allied Health Sciences
1 Academy Place, Suite 102
Dardenne Prairie, MO 63368

Office Coordinator

Kerry I. Thompson