Skip to main content

Baldwin Park Adult and Community

Mobile Menu Toggle
En Español Login

Therapeutic Services (Pharmacy Technician)

This program is a 615 hour course.  You will learn all the technical skills to work as an entry-level Therapeutic Services/Pharmacy Technician in a hospital or community setting.  It will take you 3 quarters to complete the program.


Training will focus on:

     • Pharmacy Profile Skills
     • Medication Dosage Calculations
     • Home Health Care
     • Long Term Care Order Processing
     • Community & Hospital Pharmacy
     • Patient Services
     • Data Entry Skills


This class prepares the students to work as a Therapeutic Services/Pharmacy Technician in the retail community, hospital inpatient pharmacies and other related areas.  Once you complete our program you will qualify to apply for the California State Board of Pharmacy License.



Assessment in reading, language and mathematics.


Registration Fees:

$350.00*  (Fees paid quarterly and does not include books and supplies)


Additional Expenses:

Books and computer/Chromebook $575.00; externship fee $75.00; materials and supplies $389.00; (2) lab coats (approx.) $80.00; required State license fee $195.00 (Materials and supplies purchased from outside vendors.).  Total estimated cost including books and materials is $2,379.00.


Class Schedule:

Monday – Thursday:  8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Friday:  8:00 am to 12:00 pm


Class Location:

Adult Career Training (ACT) Center

4640 North Maine Avenue

Baldwin Park, CA 91706


BPACE - Student Accident Insurance:

Student Accident Insurance is required for all students enrolled in Career Technical Education (CTE) programs, containing a clinical component and other programs with a safety requirement.  The fee must be paid each year of enrollment (July 2022 to June 2023 - $15.00)


Financial Aid:

Financial Aid services are available.  A Federal Pell Grant, unlike a loan, does not have to be repaid.  Federal Pell Grants usually are awarded only to undergraduate students who have not earned a bachelor’s or professional degree.  Grants start from $692.00 to $6,895.00 and students are able to apply online (click this link to go to our Financial Aid Section).


Discrimination Policy:

BPUSD Adult and Community Education programs and activities shall be free from discrimination based on gender, actual or perceived sex, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, or age, or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.  If you believe you have been discriminated against, immediately contact the principal, designee at the school office or District Office at (626) 962-3311 (BP4010).