Pharmacy Technician

ACHIEVE A NEW CAREER IN AS FEW AS 8 MONTHS

Do you see yourself educating and providing consultation to pharmacy consumers in a fast-paced work setting? Concorde Career College can equip graduates of its Pharmacy Technician training program to serve effectively in a consumer care role in a pharmacy setting.

Benefit your community through your work

As a pharmacy technician, you can play a vital role in your community through your role as a pharmacy consumer advocate, serving immediate and long-term health needs and goals. You are the bridge between consumers and pharmacists, whether you are filling prescription orders or representing pharmacists in answering questions about medications.

Career-driven curriculum

At Concorde, each pharmacy technician course prepares students to directly apply classroom knowledge to a work setting through a combination of theory and hands-on training experiences.

Career outlook

Pharmacy technician jobs are projected to grow at a higher-than-average rate of 20%. The need for prescription medications continues to increase based on a number of factors. The pharmacy technician salary in 2012 was $29, 320; however, this varies depending on region.* 
*Source: BLS.gov

Financial aid

Concorde wants to be a partner in your success, and that means helping you navigate the financial aid process, which includes our scholarship programs for qualifying individuals. For those who qualify, Concorde can help you optimize your financial aid package.

Join our family

To learn more about Concorde’s Pharmacy Technician programs, request information, or call Concorde Career College at 1-800-693-7010. Be a part of the Concorde class – a better class of learning.

Classroom-to-career skills training

At our pharmacy technician schools, your coursework will include an emphasis on the following areas:

  • Medication preparation, distribution and storage
  • Prescriptions/medication orders and reviews
  • Drug-use review and pharmacy management
  • Pharmacy equipment and facilities maintenance
  • Collecting patient information

Where can I work as a pharmacy technician?

Pharmacy technicians are in demand in a number of work settings, including:

  • Pharmacies
  • Hospitals
  • Clinics

Accreditation

Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

*Memphis campus is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE).

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the Pharmacy Technician program?

The Pharmacy Technician program can be completed in as few as 8 months, but this varies based on location.

When does the Pharmacy Technician program start?

Click here, or call 1-800-693-7010 to find out when a program starts at a campus location near you.

What is the pharmacy technician career outlook?

According to BLS.gov, this job field is expected to grow by 20% through 2022. As the need for prescription medications continues to increase, this employment sector will proportionally expand.

Why should I become a pharmacy technician?

You can join an exciting, challenging and growing employment field where professional satisfaction can be realized through a positive impact on the pharmaceutical consumer experience on a daily basis, through customer service and education. You can achieve your dreams of serving a critical role on the front lines of consumer health care in a variety of job settings.

Does Concorde have online Pharmacy Technician programs?

No, but we offer our Pharmacy Technician program at a variety of campus locations throughout the country.

Does Concorde offer pharmacy technician externships?

Yes. Concorde’s hardworking extern coordinators are dedicated to pairing you with the right hands-on externship opportunity. 

How much is tuition for Concorde’s Pharmacy Technician programs?

For program-specific tuition information, please see our program disclosures, or call 1-800-693-7010.