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.

2017–2018 Program Dates

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

Part-Time/Online Hybrid (daytime)

Start Date End Date Days Time
4/19/2018 7/19/2018 (plus internship) T,Th 7:30am–4:00pm

 

2018–2019 Program Dates

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

Part-Time/Online Hybrid (daytime)

Start Date End Date Days Time
8/21/2018 11/27/2018 (plus internship)T,Th T,Th 7:30am–4:00pm
11/29/2018 3/14/2019 (plus internship) T,Th 7:30am–4:00pm 
4/2/2019 7/2/2019 (plus internship) T,Th 7:30am–4:00pm

 

Program Cost

 

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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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Upcoming Related Events

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Emily Griffith Career Fair 2018!
Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Emily Griffith Career Fair 2018!
Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm
Friday, June 1, 2018
Emily Griffith Graduation Ceremony
Time: 10:00am

From our students...

The small class sizes are great as well as the evening times. I would absolutely recommend EGTC – it offers a great family, school and work balance.

Staci Halkowich
Student

From our teachers...

The opportunities in the pharmacy profession continue to grow and expand and can launch one into greater opportunities in the health care realm.

Joe Cooper
Pharmacy Technician Instructor