Pharmacy Technician Admission Requirements

  1. Submit a completed Application for Admission indicating Pharmacy Technician as your major and the date of desired enrollment at ApplyTexas.org.
  2. Submit an official high school transcript or GED scores and transcripts from all other colleges attended.  Graduates of the Pharmacy Technician Curriculum must be 18 years of age to challenge the state certification exams.
  3. Attend a personal guidance interview with a member of the college advising staff or with the H2P completion specialist.  To schedule an advising session, you may call (903)823-3351 or email Karen.Holt@texarkanacollege.edu.
  4. Complete the reading, English, and arithmetic portions of the Accuplacer exam.  You must meet or exceed these scores for admission to the Pharmacy Technician Program:  Reading = > 60;  English = > 62; Arithmetic = > 42Students who do not meet the reading and/or writing portions are encouraged to take a non-course based mini-camp or ENGL 0041 and/or 0042.  Students who do not meet the standard for the arithmetic portion are encouraged to take a non-course based mini-camp and/or MATH 0029
  5. A satisfactory background check and negative drug screen are required to be able to go to the clinical location.
  6. Applicants must have proof of Hepatitis B vaccine series and meningitis vaccine.  Proof of a Negative TB skin test within six months prior to starting classes is also required.

Program Information

To learn more, please contact us.

Karen Holt
Health Science Enrollment Management Specialist
(903) 823-3351
email
Cynthia Montgomery, MSN, RN
Dean of Health Science
(903) 823-3409
email