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Pharmacy Technician

Charter College Pharmacy Technician Schools

Pharmacy technicians provide valuable support to licensed pharmacists. If you have been considering a career in healthcare, consider Charter College as your place for pharmacy assistant training.

The Pharmacy Technician program prepares students for employment as an entry-level assistant to a licensed pharmacist. The program provides the fundamentals of pharmacy calculations, drug distribution systems, preparation of sterile dosage forms, customer service, pharmacy law and ethics, and pharmacy operations. The program includes hands-on experience to prepare students for a career as a Pharmacy Technician.

Employment opportunities for graduates with their pharmacy technician certificate can include positions in hospitals, medical centers, skilled nursing facilities, private pharmacies, outpatient clinics, and pharmaceutical companies. 

Washington students: All Pharmacy Technician students are required to pass a national pharmacy technician certification examination administered by a program accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCAA). Charter College will sponsor students who take the national exam with the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board which is accredited by NCAA. This exam must be successfully passed prior to externship.

Program Highlights:

  • Training in pharmacy calculations, drug distribution systems, preparation of sterile dosage forms, and pharmacy operations
  • Customer service
  • Pharmacy law and ethics

Fast Track:
10 months

Get a career as a Pharmacy Technician started sooner. Charter College offers an accelerated and flexible year-round schedule that helps you to graduate quickly. Classes enrolling now.

Offered at Charter College campuses in Oxnard, Lacey, Fife, and Vancouver.
ATTENTION VETERANS: In the State of California, this programs does not qualify for veterans education benefits.