Pharmacy Technician

Program Description

The primary role of a Pharmacy Technician is to dispense and prepare medications. The role has been expanding in recent years to incorporate many more practices, such as aseptic preparation of medication, compounding, performing dosage calculations, and much more. This is all done in a variety of pharmaceutical settings, which include but are not limited to:

  • community pharmacies
  • hospital pharmacies
  • mail order operations
  • long-term care
  • managed care, and
    home care settings

CAREER OUTLOOK
THERE ARE OVER 350,000 PHARMACY TECHNICIAN JOBS IN THE UNITED STATES, AND THIS VALUABLE HEALTHCARE CAREER IS EXPECTED TO GROW 20% BETWEEN NOW AND 2022.¹
¹ BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, “OCCUPATIONAL OUTLOOK HANDBOOK,” 2014-15 EDITION, PHARMACY TECHNICIANS, ON THE INTERNET HERE. STATISTICS FOUND IN THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR OCCUPATIONAL OUTLOOK HANDBOOK ARE BASED ON NATIONAL DATA, SO JOB GROWTH IN YOUR AREA MAY BE DIFFERENT.

Program Requirements

Diploma or HSE; Physical; Two Prof. References; Social Security Card; Interview; 18+ years of age; Some experiential rotations will start at 6:30 am & some may end at 5:00 pm; May require 2 PPDs within one year

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