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Pharmacy Technician - Atlanta West

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Pharmacy Technician Program
The pharmaceutical industry is expected to grow much faster than average* the next decade due to the increased needs of a larger and older population. You can join the ranks of thousands of others and start aiding licensed pharmacists providing medication and other health care products to patients.

Pharmacy Technician Class Training
Our program provides you with strong academic and clinical backgrounds in the areas of:

  • Pharmacy administration
  • Pharmaceutical calculations
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Digestive, respiratory and reproductive systems
  • Nutrition
  • Medical terminology
  • Pharmacology
  • Health care systems
The program helps develop strong customer service, communication and interpersonal skills needed to interact with patients, co-workers and health care professionals. Strong mathematical and organizational skills needed to manage inventories, count and measure medication, and use computers are provided.

Pharmacy Technician Career Opportunities
Pharmacy Technicians can gain positions in both health care facilities and retail establishments including: hospitals, medical centers, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, and pharmacies.

Some career opportunities include:
  • Pharmaceutical assistant
  • Sales representative
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Current Edition – Key Phrase Handbook [http://www.bls.gov/oco/oco20016.htm].

* Schedules subject to change. Program versions may vary by campus. Please contact the campus for current programs and schedules.

     
 

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Important Consumer Information and Disclosures

  • For information on graduation rates, the median debt of students who complete this program and more, please view the Atlanta West Program Disclosures.
  • Completion rates for this program*:
    • For those full-time students who enrolled in this program July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013, 30.6% completed within 100% of the program length. (Calculation utilized - number of full-time students in enrollment cohort who completed within 100% program length, divided by the number of full-time students in enrollment cohort)
    • For those full-time students who enrolled in this program July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013, 57% completed within 150% of the program length. (Calculation utilized - number of full-time students in enrollment cohort who completed within 150% program length, divided by the number of full-time students in enrollment cohort)

* For information regarding assumptions made in establishing these completion rates, click here

 

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