Pharmacy Technology

Certificate Program

The new Pharmacy Technician program at KC will provide students flexible, affordable classes to earn a certificate yielding job possibilities in drug stores, doctors’ offices and grocery store pharmacies.

According to U.S. Department of Labor statistics, “Employment of pharmacy technicians is projected to grow 12 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Increased demand for prescription medications will lead to more demand for pharmaceutical services.”


  • Tuition for the certificate program is $1,842 (plus textbooks)
  • Tuition includes program screening fees, uniform, license, testing and certification fees.

Required textbooks:

  • The KC Bookstore is offering a bundled price of $231 for all required textbooks.

Course details:

PHRA 1001Introduction to Pharmacy Structure, Mathematics & Law
(Requires concurrent enrollment in PHRA 1013)
11 a.m. to 12:55 p.m. (Mon/Wed/Fri)
Feb. 22 to April 8 (no classes March 11-15)
Tuition and Fees: $430

PHRA 1013Pharmacy Technician Practice in Community Setting
(Requires concurrent enrollment in PHRA 1001)
1 to 3 p.m. (Mon/Wed/Fri)
Feb. 22 to April 8 (no classes March 11-15)
Tuition and Fees: $249

PHRA 1005Applying Pharmacology to Technician Practice                
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Mon/Wed/Fri)
April 10 to May 17 (no class April 19)
Tuition and Fees:  $664

PHRA 1061Pharmacy Technician Clinical                      
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Mon/Wed/Fri)
May 20 to June 26 (no class May 27)
Tuition and Fees: $499

PioneerRx Software:

In order to give our students a more tactile learning environment, Kilgore College has partnered with PioneerRx Pharmacy Software. With the top pharmacy management system, we can emulate the everyday functions and situations that occur everyday in pharmacy. To learn more, visit and see what real pharmacists across the nation are saying about PioneerRx at

For information about Pharmacy Technology:

Gail Jackson
Part Time Administrative Assistant
Workforce Development - Health Sciences
(903) 988-3787
Lacey Crawford
Pharmacy Technology