How to Apply to the Pharmacy Technician Program

NOTE: Students must be 18 years old at the start of the program. Applications are being accepted for Fall Term 2018 through the July 20, 2018 application deadline. Fall Term is the entry point each academic year for this two-semester program. Review each section of the accordion table below for detailed requirements.

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Complete the Online Pharmacy Tech Application

Complete the online Health Sciences Application for Pharmacy Tech by the July 20 deadline for a Fall Term 2018 start. A $25 application fee will be charged and payment is due by the application deadline. This fee is non-removable and non-refundable.

PLEASE NOTE: All applicants must be current EFSC students. To apply to EFSC or to readmit to the college, please apply online and follow the admissions steps.

An UNOFFICIAL copy of every college transcript is required with the Health Science application. Unofficial EFSC transcripts can be accessed at  

High school transcripts will be needed for students who have earned less than 12 credit hours of college work.

Take the TABE test

ALL Applicants must take the Test for Adult Basic Education (TABE) prior to the deadline and submit a copy of their results with their application packet. An earned score of 10 in all areas is required to graduate from the program.

Information concerning test registration is available at your local General Admissions Office or by calling 321-632-1111.

Students who meet certain criteria or already have a degree may be exempt from the TABE.  For inquiries, see a General Admissions or Testing advisor for more information.

Submit all application materials

The following application materials must be submitted to the Health Sciences Admissions Office in Melbourne (Building 15, Room 101) by the application deadline:

1.  Applicants must submit an unofficial EFSC transcript, and transcripts from any other college(s) previously attended. Students who have not taken at least 12 hours of college credit must submit unofficial high school transcripts as well.

2.  Applicants must submit proof of Work Experience form, if applicable.

3.  Applicants must submit a typed, one page essay on the following topic: "Why Do I Want to Become a Pharmacy Technician?"

4.  Applicants must review and sign the Physical Demands and Performance Standards form.

5.  TABE test scores (valid for 2 years) or exemption form.