Pharmacy technicians are the front-line providers in retail pharmacies, but they also work in hospitals, long-term care facilities, and compounding pharmacies, serving as the link between patients, doctors, pharmacists and insurance providers. Through labs in our simulated classroom pharmacy and a 202.5-hour clinical internship in a real pharmacy environment.
Pharmacy Technicians must complete a program from an accredited institution in order to sit for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s (PTCB) certification exam. Passing this exam qualifies you as a nationally Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) and allows you to practice in the State of Colorado.
What Can I Do with an Emily Griffith Pharmacy Technician Certificate?
Graduates use their certificate to work in:
- Retail chain pharmacies
- Home health care agencies
- Local hospitals
- Long term care facilities
- Mail order drug companies
Other potential career paths include jobs in specialty pharmacy settings such as compounding, home infusion and closed-door refill centers.