Tennessee Promise

Gainful Employment Program Disclosure - Pharmacy Technician

OPEID: 01043901
PROGRAM: Pharmacy Technician
CIP: 51.0805
PROGRAM LEVEL: Undergraduate Certificate
Downloadable Disclosure (Adobe PDF, requires Adobe Reader)

Occupational Information

O*NET Occupational Profile:
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians

Areas of Employment: This certificate is gives students both theoretical knowledge and practical experience in a pharmacy setting. Those that complete the certificate may work in retail or mail-order pharmacies, hospitals, nursing homes, and assisted-living facilities.

Potential Job Titles: Pharmacy Technician

2010-2011 Entire Program Costs

In-State | Out-Of-State | E-Rate Schedule of Fees

  • In-State Tuition And Fees: $3,699
  • Books And Supplies: $1,000
  • Room and Board: Southwest Does Not Offer On-Campus Housing
  • Loans: Southwest Does Not Participate in Student Loan Programs


  • Program Length: 3 semester(s)
  • Number of Students Completing between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011: 15
  • On Time Completion Rate: 60%

2010 In-Field Job Placement Rate*: 33%

2010 Overall Job Placement Rate*: 56%

* Based on the State of Tennessee job placement rate calculation:

  • Includes graduates from spring, summer, and fall terms within a calendar year surveyed through June 30 of the following year.
  • Students who continued their education, were in the military, not employed due to medical or family reasons, or participating in volunteer work are exempted
  • N/A indicates that there were no graduates to be placed