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Pharmacy Technician

Achieve a Diploma in as few as 7 months*

Learn to Compound Medications, Fill Prescriptions, and Help Patients

  • Learn to help pharmacists fill prescriptions by compounding pills, ointments, IV solutions and more.
  • Prepare for career opportunities in retail and hospital settings.
  • Complete your diploma in as few as seven months of study.

Program Overview

Medication can change lives. By training for a career as a pharmacy technician, you can learn to help people gain access to the treatment they need to feel better. Pharmacy techs help fill prescriptions by compounding (mixing) medications. They also perform administrative duties and provide customer service to pharmacy patients. Concorde Career Institute in Tampa offers a seven-month diploma program that can prepare you for retail or hospital jobs and help you stand out in the job market.

Take the Next Step Now

Interested in training to become a pharmacy tech? Get in touch with Concorde in Tampa today to find out if our diploma program is right for you!

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Have an Associate Degree in Healthcare?
Currently Licensed Dental Hygienist?
Currently a Licensed Surgical Technologist?
Currently a Registered Nurse (RN)?
Currently a LDA or RDA?

Curriculum

Curriculum

This diploma program combines foundational knowledge of medical terminology, pharmacology, office administration procedures, and more. It includes hands-on training in compounding, plus an externship to help you understand how concepts you learn in the classroom apply in the real world.

  • Pharmacology I and II with Lab
  • Introduction to Pharmacy Practice
  • Compounding and Aseptic Techniques
  • Career Path Success
  • Externship

Career Outlook

Career Outlook

Job growth for pharmacy technicians nationwide is expected to be about the same as the national average for all occupations. In Florida, projected job growth looks much stronger.

 

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

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.

*The Pharmacy Technician (Diploma) program is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), 7272 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814, (301) 657-3000.