Pursue a career as a Pharmacy Technician and you can play an important part in the healthcare industry. Your valuable skills will be essential in many settings. You may choose to work in a hospital, a drug store or for a mail-order pharmacy. Pharmacy Technician jobs are projected to increase for years to come and you'll have the choice to work full-time or part-time!
Prepare for your Pharmacy Technician Certification
In addition to earning your Pharmacy Technician Certificate through U.S. Career Institute, when you graduate from our online pharmacy technician school, you’ll be eligible to take your Pharmacy Technician Certification exam (PTCE) , administered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT), offered through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA), to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician. Certification exams are administered by independent third parties. Even where it is not required, certification will validate your pharmacy knowledge and can make it easier to get a job. Regulations and requirements for certification, registration, and licensure vary by state.
Why Choose to be a Pharmacy Technician?
More than ever before, a career as a Pharmacy Technician represents a wonderful path to success! The U.S. Department of Labor projects an increase in the number of Pharmacy Technician jobs in future years. Retail pharmacies, drug stores, hospitals, nursing homes, assisted-living facilities and mail order pharmacies all need the skills you can bring them with U.S. Career Institute's online Pharmacy Technician school. Experienced Pharmacy Technicians can earn up to $32,700 a year!*
Pharmacy Technicians are true and professional members of the healthcare industry. They work directly with pharmacists and other healthcare providers, helping to save lives and providing comfort and relief to adults and children alike. Pharmacy Technicians perform an extremely important service to the people in their communities.