Pharmacy Technician

The Pharmacy Technician certificate program provides students with the basic skills and knowledge to begin work as a pharmacy technician. The coursework fulfills the requirements of the Virginia Board of Pharmacy and prepares students to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE). Trained, experienced pharmacy technicians, who can demonstrate the right skills and knowledge, have many exciting and respected career options and are well-positioned to pursue post-secondary study in the pharmacy field. The four-year program of study includes: 

  • Biology I
  • Introduction to Health and Medical Sciences
  • Pharmacy Technician I
  • Pharmacy Technician II
Note: Applications for this program are open for rising 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students.

Program Type

Transfer Program – Students participating in this program will transfer to the program location for all courses and activities.  Express Bus Transportation is available to accepted students living outside the program location boundaries through Specialty Program Transportation

Program Location

Freedom High School

Coordinator: Ms. Brown

Telephone: 703-583-1405


View the Freedom HS website

Information Meetings


Attendance Areas

All students in PWCS can apply to this program.