Additional Contact Information

If you have questions regarding course requirements, you may contact:
  • Angela Su, R.Ph..Director, (650) 949-6121
  • Health Career Programs
    Phone: (650) 949-7538
    Office: Room 5224
  • Counseling: (650) 949-7423
    Or, you may schedule an appointment online by visiting the counseling site.
  • BH Division office, (650) 949-7249
  • Pharmacy Technician Job Posting Board
  • Foothill College Pharmacy Technician Mailing Address:
    Pharmacy Technician Program Foothill College
    Attention: Claudia Flores
    12345 El Monte Road
    Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

The prerequisites to be considered for the Pharmacy Technician program are:
  1. High School diploma or equivalency.
  2. Biology Proficiency - Biology 14 (Human Biology) or higher or equivalent (High School Biology, Biology 10) with a "C" or better, or successful placement on the Biology Placement test (offered at De Anza College). Biology studied in a language other than English will not be considered.
  3. Math proficiency - Math 220 (Elementary Algebra) or higher or equivalent (High School Algebra) with a "C" or better, or placement into Math 105 (Intermediate Algebra) on the Foothill College Assessment Test.
  4. English Proficiency - English 100 or ESLL 236/237 with a "C" or better, or eligible for ESLL 25 or English 110 as determined by the Foothill English Assessment Test.
  5. Enrolling and passing PHT 200L (Pharmacy Technician as a Career). Please call Claudia Flores at 650-949-7538 for more class information or go online to

The following are not prerequisites, but are STRONGLY recommended:

  1. Keyboarding proficiency of 35 words/minute or higher.
  2. Anatomy/Physiology.

For more information, please call Claudia Flores, Program Coordinator, at (650) 949-7538.

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