(Sat/Sun) 8am-5pm (1-hour lunch break)
- Jan 23-24
- Feb 6-7
- Feb 20-21
- Mar 6-7
Weekend Labs are located in Providence St. Patrick in Missoula, MT; Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland, WA; and Swedish Ballard in Seattle, WA.
- Application: Complete the online application – Click here.
- Official Transcripts: Applicants must submit official transcript showing completion of a high school diploma or GED must be sent by the high school or agency to the university. Mail to University of Providence, 1301 20th Street South, Great Falls, MT 59405
- Students must have graduated from high school.
Program Admission Requirements
There are two paths to enter the program:
- Earn while you learn program
- Non-Earn/Self pay program
Students must be interviewed and accepted by a Providence Pharmacy
Total cost for PSJH caregivers and their dependents: $283/credit, 20 credits, $5660.
- Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam fee: $129
- Fees for lab materials: $400
- Scrubs – 2 sets: $80 (if applicable)
- Textbooks: $185
- Pharmacy Assistant/Tech-in-Training License: $35
- Six 8-week courses over 16 weeks.
- One semester typically lasts 4 months.
- Each 16-week semester is divided into two 8-week blocks.
- The program is taught by experienced licensed Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians who, in addition to teaching, work in roles in pharmacies, allowing each to bring a real-world perspective to the courses.
- Cohort model, all courses must be taken in order.
- Cohort start date: August and January of each year.
- Expected class size: 10 students.
- XPHM 100 Introduction to Pharmacy
- XPHM 110 Pharmacy Practice I
- XPHM 120 Pharmacy Practice II
- XPHM 130 Pharmacy Practice III
- XPHM 140 Pharmacy Tech Exam Prep
- XPHM 195 Pharmacy Internship
- Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, MT.
- Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland, WA.
- Swedish Ballard in Seattle, WA
Students may be offered employment as a Pharmacy Technician within the PSJH system upon completing the program and passing the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam. Students in Washington must obtain a Pharmacy Assistant License with the Pharmacy Tech in Training form attached to application. Students in Montana must obtain tech in training license prior to entering the clinical internship.