The University of Central Missouri Pharmacy Technician Certificate program will help you launch a career in the high-demand healthcare field. The need for qualified pharmacy technicians continues to grow with approximately 1,278 new jobs expected within the next five years. Through our self-paced, online program, you will begin a new career in this in-demand field and be part of a rewarding medical team. Average pay for pharmacy technicians is approximately $31,300. Professionals in this field often have the ability to work within a flexible schedule due to the 24/7 nature of many pharmacies. Approximately 70 percent of pharmacy technicians work in retail settings with close to 13 percent in hospitals.
|$1,999 including complete ebook library and unlimited student support by phone, chat
Self-paced, online course
|292 hours||18 years or older, high-school diploma or GED, basic skills in computer usage and access to a computer with Internet at home or another location.|
Our program prepares you to earn the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s national certification, a credential that increases earning potential, marketability and flexibility. You will learn pharmacy calculations, terminology and skills needed to read and interpret prescriptions as well as identify drugs by generic and brand names, review the top 200 drugs, dosage calculations, I.V. flow rates, drug compounding, dose conversions, dispensing, billing and reimbursement.