Train for a career as a Pharmacy Tech in just 8 months!
Pharmacy Technician Training Program
Pharmacy technicians work under the supervision of licensed Pharmacists. The pharmacy tech is responsible for a wide range of tasks including processing prescription orders, receiving and verifying prescription information, updating patient profile information, filing prescriptions orders, stocking medications, and maintaining the pharmacy department.
Pharmacy techs find their career to be both rewarding and fulfilling for many reasons. They play an important role by providing essential medications and addressing any patient concerns regarding the medicine. Pharmacy technicians who are interested in advancing in the field are able to learn from professionals, build a solid knowledge base of pharmaceuticals, and master common software programs.
The Pharmacy Technician program at Milwaukee Career College is designed to prepare students for careers in the pharmacy field. The program focuses on giving students the clinical, technical, customer service, and administrative skills they need to succeed. Pharmacy techs can be found in a couple of different settings including hospitals, and community or retail pharmacies.
Career Training for Pharmacy Techs
Milwaukee Career College prepares individuals for entry-level positions as pharmacy technicians through the use of classroom lecture, activities, and hands-on laboratory exercises. Our pharmacy tech training program teaches you how to assistant pharmacists in processing prescriptions, sterile and non-sterile compounding processes, handling insurance claim issues and much more. Students will even graduate with the experience they’ll gain through a 6-week externship in a real pharmacy setting!
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, pharmacy techs earn a median wage of $31,750 annually or $15.26 per hour. Luckily for those looking to enter the field, demand for pharmacy techs is on the rise! The industry is expected to see a 12% rise in demand for pharmacy technicians between 2016-2026, which is higher than most occupations.
Helping Pharmacy Technicians Get Hired
Graduates of MCC’s Pharmacy Tech training program have access to job placement assistance. The Career Services team at Milwaukee Career College is here to help you land your dream job as a pharmacy technician! Our Career Services team will work with you one-on-one to identify your key skills and talents that will make you stand out to potential employers. Check out what else Career Services has to offer!