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Program Description for Pharmacy Technician

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Provider Delta College
Date of last update 8/13/2014
Description Pharmacy technicians assist and support licensed pharmacists in providing health care and medications to patients. They must have a broad knowledge of pharmacy practice, and be skilled in the techniques required to order, stock, package, and prepare medications, but they do not need the advanced college education required of a licensed pharmacist. Employers favor those who complete formal training and certification. Pharmacy technicians work in hospitals, retail, home health care, nursing homes, clinics and in mail order. This 90-hour program is spent in a classroom environment with simulated lab experiences. The course includes a mock certification examination to prepare for the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam
Contact Name LifeLong Learning
Contact Phone Number (989) 686-9444
Contact URL http://www.delta.edu/lifelonglearningcontent/career-training/health/pharmacytechnician.aspx
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Credential Earned Certificate
Other Credential Description None
Sources of Financial Assistance Accepted Individual Training Accounts, Scholarships, Loans
Estimated Waiting Period to Enter Program 0 Days
License Fee for Employment No
Program Cost $999
Additional Costs Yes, $175
Internship/Externship Required No
New Program No
Completion Rate 94.4%
Number of Graduates in the last year 17
Employment Rate 87.5%
Follow-up information is available for 16 out of 17 graduates:
Number Employed: 14
Number in Related Training: 0
Number in the Military: 0
Number Self-Employed: 0
Number not in any of these categories: 2
This training provider may have elsewhere published an employment rate that is measured in a different way. Please call the provider for further details.
Training-Related Placement Rate 12.5%
  There are several ways to measure both placement success and the degree to which this is training-related. Please call the school for further details.
Average Starting Wage $11.50
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