Pharmacy Technician

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Career Overview

As a pharmacy technician, you could play an essential role in improving the quality of people's lives. Partner with pharmacists to process and fill prescriptions, manage pharmaceutical inventory accurately, and process insurance claims.

Career Ready in as Little as 9 Months

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Flexible Blended Learning to Help Balance Life and School

This program features a blend of online and on-campus learning. This is to help make going to school work with your busy schedule. Typically, you will spend 2-3 days on campus, where you can practice hands-on skills and ask your instructor questions. Complete the rest of your coursework online at home, at your own pace, and on your own time.

All-Inclusive Tuition for Pharmacy Technician Students

As a pharmacy technician student, you’ll receive an iPad to help you with your online coursework, which is yours to keep after graduating. All-inclusive tuition also covers your books, Altierus branded backpack, coursework and school scrubs, as well as test preparation and fees for your Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam (PTCB) as well as the Exam for Certification Pharmacy Technician (ExCPT).

Work as a pharmacy technician in settings such as:

2018 annual national salary for jobs in this occupation*

$32,700

Median Salary

Lowest 10%: $22,740 or less

2018-28 projected growth*

31,500

New Jobs

+7% Growth

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Pharmacy Technicians, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/pharmacy-technicians.htm (visited 9/10/2019).

Pharmacy Technician Program Information

We understand you don’t want to spend years in the classroom. That’s why our hands-on training is designed for quick workplace entry. It only takes 8 months to complete our Pharmacy Technician program so you can make a change and prepare to begin your new career.

Skills to Build Your Career

At Altierus, we’re here to help you build a strong foundation for success. Learn how to perform critical duties such as:

  • Analyze, process and prepare prescriptions
  • Manage pharmaceutical inventory accurately
  • Apply problem-solving techniques and critical thinking skills
  • Employ effective communication skills to provide patient care
  • Understand professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues related to pharmacy

Certification Preparation Included

Classes at Altierus also prepare you to pass professional certification exams, which can help improve your employability and your earnings potential. These industry-recognized credentials can help you stand out in your job search and lead to career advancement later in your career. Preparation and testing are included in the program at no extra cost for one of the following two certification exams:

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Norcross, GA 30093

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