Pharmacy Technician Program

Registration Steps

  • Apply for admission
    Complete and submit an application packet online or in-person. The packet is available online at edcc.edu/apply or from Enrollment Services on the first floor of Lynnwood Hall 425.640.1000.
  • Apply for financial aid
    Find out about the options available to help you pay for college at edcc.edu/finaid or by contacting Student Financial Services on the first floor of Lynnwood Hall 425.640.1457.
  • Take the placement test, meet with an advisor, and get oriented
    Appointments for testing and advising are recommended.   Contact Enrollment Services on the first floor of Lynnwood Hall or 425.640.1000 for the ACCUPLACER test. There is no specific English requirement for the Pharmacy Technician courses; however, very good English communication skills are recommended for employments.   You must have a minimum of Math 060 on the ACCUPLACER test for the AHE 175 Pharmaceutical Calculations class and will be asked to take a pre-test during your first quarter so that if you need math assistance, it can occur the quarter prior to enrolling in AHE 175.

    If English is your second language, contact the Testing and Assessment Services in MLT 152 or 425.640.1546 to take the LOEP placement test.   Please note: excellent communication skills are required for employment.   Also, call 425.640.1000 to take the math placement test in the ACCUPLACER lab.

  • If you have worked in the medical field or have basic computer knowledge, you may be able to waive specific prerequisite classes. To learn more about this option, contact elizabeth.patterson@edcc.edu
  • Register for classes and pay tuition This is done on the first floor of Lynnwood Hall in Enrollment Services. For current class schedules, class cost and other information go to www.edcc.edu/ahe then click on Pharmacy Technician.
  • Purchase books and get your EdPass
    The college bookstore and EdPass office are located on the first floor of Mountlake Terrace Hall.
  • Go to class