Pharmacy Technician

 

 

Pharmacy Technicians assist pharmacists with technical and detail-oriented tasks in both community and hospital pharmacy settings. Students learn skills to assist with the preparation of oral and intravenous medications, filling prescriptions, and use of automated dispensing machines. Pharmacy technicians can work in hospitals, retail stores, neighborhood pharmacies, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and mail-order facilities.

This certificate program prepares students to take the national pharmacy technician certification exam offered from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.

 

*Registration Deadline Notice*

Students must register at least 6 business days PRIOR to the start date in order to allow time for completion of program checklist requirements. The program checklist is available from advisors and on this webpage. For questions, please contact the Welcome Desk 720-423-4702.

Pharmacy Technician Program Flyer

Pharmacy Technician Checklist

Gainful Employment Information

 

2017-2018 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate. Clinicals begin after program end date.

Part-Time/Online Hybrid (T,Th, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. )

  • 8/22/2017 – 11/28/2017 (plus clinical)
  • 9/11/2017 – 12/18/2017 (plus clinical)
  • 1/9/2018 – 4/17/2018 (plus clinical)
  • 4/19/2018 – 7/19/2018 (plus clinical)

Part-Time/Online Hybrid (M,W, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. )

  • 1/22/2018 – 5/2/2018 (plus clinical)

Program Cost

 

It's free to apply to Emily Griffith Technical College. You're under no obligation once you apply. Filling out an application allows us to connect you with people who can provide more information about your preferred studies and career goals.

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Earning Potential

Entry-level

  • Hourly Pay = $11.74
  • Annual Salary = $24,410

Experienced

  • Hourly Pay = $17.15
  • Annual Salary = $35,667

 

To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

  • Pharmacy Technician

 

What types of companies might hire me?

  • Chain retail pharmacies
  • Educational and training programs
  • Home health care agencies
  • Independent retail pharmacies
  • Local hospitals
  • Long term care facilities
  • Mail order drug companies
  • Managed health care facilities
  • Military

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