Virginia College: Greenville, SC; Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery, AL; Jackson, Biloxi, MS; Austin, TX; Pensacola, FL, Chattanooga, TN
Certificate, Diploma Pharmacy Technician Program: This program trains students to become qualified professionals and skilled pharmacy technicians. The curriculum combines business and office skills like customer service and keyboarding with pharmacy technician courses like Introduction to Pharmacy, Pharmacy Law and Ethics, and Institutional Pharmacy. Students will also learn how to recognize the prescriptive needs of the body and assist pharmacists.
Stratford Career Institute: Correspondence
Pharmacy Assistant: Students participating in this correspondence program will learn how to communicate using medical terminology, understand product information and gain a working knowledge of pharmacology, physiology and more. The program lasts less than one year for most students.
Allied College: St. Louis, Fenton, MO
Pharmacy Technician: Students learn to become capable, skilled pharmacy assistants in this program. Coursework covers anatomy, physiology, dietary supplements, herbal remedies and prescription drugs and more. Students also learn the relation of different drugs to the body and their effectiveness in treating certain illnesses. The curriculum also requires an externship at a clinic.
Everest College: TX, FL, CA, CO, GA, IL, MI, MN, NJ, OH, OR, PA, UT, WA
Pharmacy Technician Program: In this program, students learn all about pharmacology, anatomy, nutrition, pharmacy administration and making pharmaceutical calculations. Graduates of the program are prepared to work as pharmacist assistants in hospitals, medical centers, pharmacies and more.
California State University: Los Angeles
Pharmacy Technician Certification: Cal State's LA program is comprised of 50 hours of coursework that teaches students about the evolution of pharmacy, prescription labels and making orders,, IV solutions, dosage, emergency pharmacy, understanding patient needs and patient profiles, and more. Graduates of the certificate program will be eligible to sit for the PTCB exam, provided they have their GED or high school diploma.
National American University: Colorado Springs, Denver, CO; Overland Park, Wichita, KS; Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Roseville, MN; Independence, Zona Rosa, MO; Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, NM; Rapid City, Ellsworth AFB, Sioux Falls, Watertown, SD; Austin, TX; Online
Associate of Applied Science - Pharmacy Technician: NAU's program has been preparing traditional and working students to become pharmacy technicians since 1941. Coursework covers topics in pharmacy information technology, the role of the pharmacy technician, prescription and nonprescription medications, anatomy and physiology, mixing IV solutions, and more.
Durham College: Ontario, Canada
Pharmaceutical and Food Science Technology: Durham College offers a traditional and fast-track diploma program in pharmaceutical and food science technology. Classes in the curriculum include science classes like organic chemistry and biology, as well as more focused classes like Pharmacology, Pharmaceutics and others.
University of Phoenix: Online
Associate of Arts in Health Care Administration - Pharmacy: This 60-credit program introduces students to the business and science of pharmacy. It does not prepare students to sit for any certification exams, but it does instruct them in areas like medical terminology, basic pharmacy processes and medical claims processing. Students must also fulfill general education requirements.
Pima Medical Institute: AZ, CA, CO, NM, NV, WA
Pharmacy Technician Certificate: Students prepare for entry level careers and to take the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination (CPhT) in this program. Class work and lab work help students develop the skills they'll need after graduation like mixing IV solutions, managing products and drug labels, receiving prescriptions and orders, preparing medications and more.
Concorde Career Colleges: Miramar, Tampa, FL; Memphis, TN
Pharmacy Technician: In this program, students learn how to manage inventory, review patient records and medication orders, prepare medication, use the appropriate office and lab technology, and work as a pharmacist assistant in clinics, hospitals and pharmacies. Coursework also introduces students to the skills and processes involved in mixing IV solutions, filling prescriptions and more.