Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician

20%*

Projected Job Growth
2012-2022

You can earn your Pharmacy Technician diploma at Platt College

At Platt College, our Pharmacy Technician training program is designed to teach you the skills you need for a rewarding career as a Pharmacy Technician.

Through a mix of classroom lectures, hands-on training and an externship course where you get real training in the workforce, you can get the hands-on experience you need while learning the science behind handling, storing, and distributing drugs in a safe and efficient manner.

Upon completion of our Pharmacy Technician courses, you can be ready to apply for positions in hospitals, home health care and retail pharmacy settings. If you have an interest in starting a new career where you can serve the health care needs of the public, our Pharmacy Technician program could be a good fit for you.

Why should I become a pharmacy technician?

If you enjoy completing tasks in a team environment, providing customer service in a health care related field and are looking for a career that is growing, becoming a pharmacy technician could be the right choice for you. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the pharmacy technician field to grow 20% from 2012 to 2022, which is faster than the average for all occupations.

This Pharmacy Technician training program can be a great fit for students who want to work in a health care related field without spending years in school.
*http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/pharmacy-technicians.htm#tab-1

How much do pharmacy technicians earn?

According to the latest survey (May 2012) by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, pharmacy technicians earn a median salary of $29,320 per year. 

 http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/pharmacy-technicians.htm#tab-5

More questions?

Contact us today and we can answer any questions you have about our Pharmacy Technician programs in Oklahoma.

We know that a career decision is important, and we are committed to making sure you have all of the information you need to make a career training decision that is right for you.

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended the programs at Platt College is available at http://www.plattcolleges.edu/content/program-disclosures.

Programs vary by location.
High school diploma, GED or equivalent required.
See school catalog for specific programmatic admissions requirements.

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