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Pharmacy Technician Diploma Program

Tampa, FL

Prepare for a new career sooner than you think

Medication can change lives. By training for a career as a pharmacy technician, you can learn to help people gain access to the treatment prescribed that they need to feel better. Pharmacy technicians assist pharmacists with the day-to-day work flow of the pharmacy in order to help customers feel better.


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!

*Program length may be subject to change dependent on transfer credits and course load. Please refer to current course catalog for more information. Concorde does not guarantee admittance, graduation, subsequent employment or salary amount.
**Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projected national growth in job openings for medical assistants 2020-2030 https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/pharmacy-technicians.htm Projections are national. Local job market demand may vary.
Professional certification is not a requirement for graduation, may not be a requirement for employment nor does it guarantee employment.
ᶛ Externships are a non-paid in-person learning experience, who's length and location may be subject to change. Concorde does not guarantee externship placement, graduation, post-externship employment or salary outcomes. 

7* Mo

Program Length

4%**

National Employment Demand (2020-2030)

21.0

Credit Hours

192

Lab Hours

Get Started

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

Pharmacy Technician Diploma in as few as 7-months!*

This pharmacy technician diploma program through the Dallas campus, combines foundational knowledge of medical terminology, pharmacology, pharmacy law, pharmaceutical calculations, administration procedures, and more. It includes hands-on training in sterile and non-sterile compounding in our labs, plus an externship to help you gain real-world experience.

Coursework

  • Medication Preparation, Distribution & Storage
  • Understanding Prescription & Medication Orders
  • Drug-use Review & Pharmacy Management
  • Pharmacy Equipment & Facilities Maintenance
  • Compounding and Aseptic Techniques
  • Collecting Patient Information
 
*Program length may be subject to change dependent on transfer credits and course load. Please refer to current course catalog for more information. Concorde does not guarantee admittance, graduation, subsequent employment or salary amount.
ᶛ Externships are a non-paid in-person learning experience, who's length and location may be subject to change. Concorde does not guarantee externship placement, graduation, post-externship employment or salary outcomes. 

 

Career Outlook

Job growth for pharmacy technicians nationwide is expected to be about the same as the national average for all occupations. 

**Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projected national growth in job openings for medical assistants 2020-2030 https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/pharmacy-technicians.htm Projections are national. Local job market demand may vary.

 

Where do Pharmacy Technicians Work:

Pharmacy technicians may find different career paths and employment opportunities in roles with:

  • Retail Pharmacies
  • Online Pharmacies & Prescription Fulfillment Centers
  • Hospitals
  • Inpatient & Outpatient Clinics
  • Pharmaceutical Research & Sales

 

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