Pharmacy Technician

The Pharmacy Technician performs technical functions under the direction of a Registered Pharmacist; including prescription preparation, inventory, repackaging, and compounding.

The essential elements of this certificate program include the history of pharmacy, pharmacy law, medical terminology, drug classification and prescription preparation.

Laboratory experience and an externship under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist are required components of the program.

Program Information:

Interest Form for the Pharmacy Program:

  • You may mail the interest form to:
    • Jefferson Community and Technical College
    • Attn: Angela Minnis
    • 109 East Broadway
    • Louisville, KY 40202
  • You may hand deliver the form to Angela Riley on the Downtown campus in the Health Sciences Hall, room 464

Jefferson's Pharmacy Technician Program is one of the few programs in Kentucky accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. By the year 2020, all persons who wish to become certified with the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (, must be graduates of an accredited program. Certification is currently required by some employers.

For more information, please contact:

  • Angie Minnis
    • Academic Program Coordinator
    • Office: Health Sciences Hall, room 455
    • Phone: 502-213-4008
  • Kara Schotter
    • Clinical Coordinator
    • Office: Health Sciences Hall, room 460
    • Phone: 502-213-2275
  • Allied Health and Nursing Direct Line:
    • 502-213-4050
  • Allied Health Advising Office:
    • 502-213-2245
  • Allied Health Division Office:
    • 502-213-4200 or 502-213-4296

Gainful Employment Disclosure Information:

This information is provided in compliance with the Federal Gainful Employment regulations. As a public non-profit education institution, we are required to report the following information for certificate and diploma programs that meet gainful employment definitions (beginning July 1, 2011).