The team at has ranked the Pharmacy Technician Program at NCK TECH as one of the 50 Best Schools offering a Pharmacy Technician Program across the country. Out of 496 schools, NCK TECH’s program ranked #33.

The criteria for assessing the program includes: average tuition cost, graduation rate, student-to-faculty ratio, loan default rate, percentage of enrolled students taking federal loans and rating.  “The contribution made by North Central Kansas Technical College towards the education of a pharmacy technician is applaudable,” states

The Pharmacy Technician Program is located on the Hays Campus of NCK TECH and graduates approximately ten students each year. The American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists has nationally accredited the program since 2009. Brian Dechant is the instructor for the program and has been with the college for over ten years. .  “We’re proud of what Mr. Dechant has done to establish his program as one of the top in the country and the work he has done to be nationally accredited,” said NCK Tech College President, Eric Burks.

For more information on the Pharmacy Technician program, visit NCK TECH’s website at