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Pharmacy Technician

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A Pharmacy Technician is a bridge between consumers and pharmacists, whether by assisting the pharmacist by filling prescription orders, entering patient information into a database, troubleshooting insurance claims, or assisting in other activities within the pharmacy.

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Using both theory and hands-on training, the Pharmacy Technician program at Concorde Career College prepares students to learn skills such as medication preparation, distribution and storage, medication orders and reviews, and drug-use review. Concorde offers the pharmacy technician program at our Tampa, Miramar, Dallas, and Orlando campuses.

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Do you see yourself assisting pharmacy consumers in a fast-paced work setting? Our school prepares students for a career as a Pharmacy Technician in this fast-growing field with trained facilities and educators who have years of practical experience working in healthcare. Our Pharmacy Technician training program students serve effectively in a consumer care role in a pharmacy setting in as few as 6 months. *Program length can vary by Location, see specific Campus Catalog for program length
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Pharmacy Technician

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Curriculum

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.

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

Career Outlook

Career Outlook

Pharmacy Technician jobs are projected to grow at an as-fast-as-average rate of 4 percent*. The need for prescription medications continues to increase based on a number of factors. Find out more about what a career in pharmacy looks like.

*Source: BLS.gov 2019-2029

Where can I work as a pharmacy technician?

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

  • Pharmacies
  • Hospitals
  • Clinics

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid

As part of our commitment to your success, Concorde ensures that you have access to comprehensive information and guidance in navigating the financial aid process. Concorde offers financial aid and scholarship programs to those who qualify.

Accreditation and Licensure

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Accreditation and Licensure

Accreditation and licensure are an important part of an academic institution’s operation. Visit our Accreditations and Licensure page for more details about our accreditations and licensure.

 

FAQ

How Long Is The Pharmacy Technician Program at Concorde?

The Pharmacy Technician program can be completed in as few as seven months, but this varies based on location. Please check with an admissions advisor for program length information.

When Does Concorde’s Pharmacy Technician Program Start?

Call us at 1-800-693-7010 to find out when the pharmacy technician program starts at a Concorde campus location near you.

What is the pharmacy technician career outlook?

According to BLS.gov, the pharmacy technician job field is expected to grow 4 percent through 2029. With the growing demand for prescription medication, pharmacy technicians are much needed for their pharmaceutical services.

Why should I become a pharmacy technician?

Become a pharmacy technician to enjoy a challenging and rewarding career. Pharmacy technicians work closely with people and are responsible for filling prescriptions, organizing inventory, processing insurance claims/payments, and working with customers, making sure they understand their medications and their instructions.

Does Concorde offer pharmacy technician externships?

Concorde incorporates real-world training and off-site clinical experiences through externships in our pharmacy technician program.

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

For program-specific tuition information, please see the campus catalog.

Do you have an Associate's degree in health care field, which is a pre-requisite for this program?