15-20 hours per week
In this comprehensive Pharmacy Tech Certificate Program, students will delve into essential topics such as medication dosage calculations, pharmaceutical terminology, pharmacy operations and medication safety protocols. Coursework combines instructor‐led/video‐based training, practical activities and simulations performed by students and graded by our instructors.
At the end of the course, students also complete a six‐week internship experience at a local pharmacy.
This program is formally accredited by the ASHP/ACPE. Upon completion of this program, students will have the knowledge to sit for the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) exam sponsored by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). MedCerts covers the cost of this exam.
PROJECTED GROWTH OF PHARMACY TECHNICIAN EMPLOYMENT
NEW JOBS CREATED BY 2031
AVERAGE HOURLY WAGE FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
21 percent of all pharmacy technician jobs fall under the health and personal care retailers (CVS, Walgreens, etc.) category. The average starting salary is $37,680 with plenty of room to grow.
-U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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