Median Salary: $30,920*
The program prepares students to understand and apply accepted practice standards of the Pharmacy Technician profession.
Upon completion of the course, students will learn how to prepare medications under the direction of the licensed pharmacist. They will learn how to read and interpret written prescriptions; comprehend the fundamental elements of medical terminology; and understand how to measure, mix, label, and record dosages according to prescription orders.
Students will be prepared to sit for the NHA Certified Pharmacy Technician certification (CPhT) exam.
Employment: hospitals, long-term care facilities, retail pharmacies.
*Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics