Start your Career as a Pharmacy Technician in Less than a Year!
The Pharmacy Technician program was started at Ayers Career College in 2004. Since then, we have been training students to become reliable members of a pharmacy healthcare team. Our graduates have gone on to provide valuable technical and clerical support to pharmacists in a variety of pharmaceutical settings.
During the past few years, the role of the Pharmacy Technician has become vital in the healthcare industry. Pharmacy Technicians are in great demand in a variety of workplaces, including retail and grocery pharmacies, hospitals, clinics, pharmaceutical wholesalers, and government offices. Working under licensed pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians mix, re-package, and measure medication, maintain patient files, and handle insurance claims, as well as provide general clerical support.
Program Length: 36 weeks (49 quarter credit hours)
Class Schedule: Day classes available.
Classes meet Monday – Thursday from 8:30am – 1:40pm
Curriculum: The Pharmacy Technician program covers a wide variety of subject matter, including a basic introduction to pharmacy and pharmacy practices, the basics of drug interactions, pharmacy calculations, and medical abbreviations. Training also includes a background in anatomy and physiology, pharmacy law and ethics. And, as part of every programs curriculum, Career Development courses also available to our pharmacy tech students.
Tuition: Costs for this program covers classroom, laboratory, and externships.
Financial Assistance is available to qualified students. Contact us for complete pricing details.
Externship Available: Yes. Students in the Pharmacy Technician program will have the opportunity to work in an externship, to gain real-world experience behind the scenes of a working pharmacy.
Certifications: The Pharmacy Technician program at Ayers Career College prepares students to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam. Upon success completion of our Pharmacy Technician program, graduates will receive a diploma.
Your Pharmacy Technician training will include classroom instruction plus hands-on training in a realistic pharmacy setting, and learning exercises- such as mock clinics set up with practical, real-life scenarios. Students in the Pharmacy Technician program will also have the opportunity to work in an externship to help develop newly learned skills in a pharmacy, as well as expand your education and potential career options.
For information on how you can get started in our Pharmacy Technician program, give us a call today at 1-800-317-0131, or complete the form on this page. One of our Admissions Officers will be in contact with you soon regarding the enrollment process, available financial assistance programs, and can answer any questions you have about starting your career training with us at Ayers Career College!
Pharmacy Technician Program – Evening Class
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