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Pharmacy Technician Program Description

The 300-clock hour pharmacy technician training program is approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission and the Maryland Board of Pharmacy. It is composed of theory, laboratory and a clinical component. The theory portion consists of 90 clock hours, the laboratory portion is 50 clock hours and the clinical component is 160 clock hours. The program is 13 weeks in duration and can only be completed in the morning.Upon program completion the graduate will be eligible to become registered as a pharmacy technician in the state of Maryland and also to sit for the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam

Admission Requirements

  • Complete and sign the enrollment agreement
  • Pay the $100.00 registration fee
  • Photo ID and SS card or U.S. Immigration number
  • Evidence of a negative Tuberculosis skin test that was completed within 9 months or Chest X-ray that was completed within 24months
  • Evidence of a current health physical examination that was completed within 9 months.
  • Evidence of an acceptable background check (Will be performed by the school)
  • Hepatitis B vaccine or signed waiver form
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Score a minimum of 270 on the verbal (qualitative) section of the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test. Score a minimum of 250 on the math (quantitative) section of the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test.

Program Hours

Morning Session-300 clock hours

  • 13 weeks in duration
    • Includes 7 weeks of classroom and 6 weeks of clinical
    • Class hours: Monday-Thursdayfrom 9 am-2:30 pm
    • Clinical hours: Varies

Program Costs-(Payment plan also available)

  • Registration fee-$100.00
  • Tuition-$1600.00
  • Mosby’s Pharmacy Technician: Principles and Practice 4th Edition-$80.00
  • Workbook and Lab Manual for Mosby’s Pharmacy Technician-$50.00
  • Total: $1830.00

Other Charges Payable to Other Organizations:

  • Background Check Payable to CJIS-$50.00
  • Pharmacy Technician Board Registration FeePayable to MBOP-$45.00
  • Navy Blue Scrub Top and Pants(approximate costs payable to any uniform store)-$30.00
  • Short White long sleeve lab coat-(approximate costs payable to any uniform store)-$30.00
  • Total: $155.00

Payment Plans

Due DateAmount
At Registration$100.00
First Day of Class$430.00
Week 3$450.00
Week 5$450.00
Week 7$400.00


  • One minute walk from Charles Center Station
  • The following bus routes stop in front of the school:
    • #5, #8, #15, #20, #23, #30, #36, #40, #48, #61, #64, #120, #150, #410, #411, #420, #450 and the Charm City Circulator (purple route)
  • The following bus routes stop one block away from the school:
    • #1 and #3

Garage Parking

Students may obtain parking Students may obtain parking coupons at a reduced rate of $3.50/day from Top Knowledge Healthcare Institute. In order to take advantage of the parking coupons, the student must park at the St. Paul Street parking garage located at 210 St. Paul place. The garage is conveniently located 1.5 blocks away from the school.


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