• 6889
  • Pharmacy Technician - Certificate (CT)
Ivy Tech Community College - Lake County, Gary
Ivy Tech Community College
3491 Broadway
Gary, IN 46409
Staff Approved


Healthcare Specialist Program Standard:A qualified faculty member in Healthcare Specialist meets all three of the following criteria:1. Possesses an earned baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited institution; and2. Has a minimum of 2 years directly related work experience; and3. Holds certification or licensure in a health care discipline providing care or service directly to patients.Faculty must also meet additional individual criteriafor specific courses in this program.

Students in the Healthcare Specialist program are able to study a wide variety of certification options, including Dementia Care, Phlebotomy, Pharmacy Technician, Certified Nursing Aide,and more. Students receive clinical hands-on practice in actual healthcare settings, with a mix of classroom and time in the lab. For example, Pharmacy technician labs use actual state-of-the-art equipment; Phlebotomy students receive hands-on training with a 100 hour externship in an approved lab setting. The Healthcare Specialist program is also where students who would like to apply for one of the selective programs get started, and get a great foundation in the healthcare industry. Students in this program receive individualized instruction and advising, and individual attention is given to students who are struggling, which make Ivy Tech a well-respected provider of healthcare workers in the community. Students who are admitted to the program will be required to pay for and submit to a criminal background check, drug testing and physical exam. The details and process will be provided at an orientation. Please contact the program faculty for more detailed information. Find out more about tuition, textbooks, and fees here:https://www.ivytech.edu/tuition-aid/ivy-tuition-textbooks-initiative/

High School Diploma or Equivalent

Third week of August, First week of January



  • 30
    • 85
    • 15
    • 0
  • Day,Evening
  • 1 year(s)
  • 19 academic credit hours
  • 50%

Financial Information

    • $0.00
    • No
    • $125.00
    • No

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:

  • Federal Gift Aid (Pell Grant)
  • Federal Student Loan (Stafford)
  • G. I. Bill
  • Institutional Gift Aid (Grants and Scholarships)
  • Local Gift Aid (Grants and Scholarships)
  • State Financial Aid (Grants and Scholarships)
  • Work Study Programs
  • No
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