Pharmacy Technician Admission Requirements

Pharmacy Technician

Credits Required for Graduation: 


Admission Requirements



Western accepts COMPASS, ASSET or ACT –Testing may be waived with applicable post-secondary credits. There is a $20 fee for this assessment (fee subject to change). If you have taken the ACT, ASSET or COMPASS within the last five years, you can request that your scores be submitted to Western.

Assessment Area ACT ASSET COMPASS
English 18 Not Accepted 70
Reading 18 Not Accepted 81
Math/Numerical/Pre-Algebra 18 Not Accepted 44

The following are Lakeshore Technical College requirements which must be completed in order to qualify for acceptance to the Pharmacy Technician program:

  • Telephone interview with Lakeshore Technical College counselor
  • Physical Exam
  • Immunizations
  • Criminal background check $16 (fee subject to change)
  • CPR certification before hospital clinical – 2nd semester
  • Essential Function Contract

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