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Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician Training and Certification Exam Preparation Program

With an emphasis on preparing you to pass the National Certification exam, Barry University’s, 72 hour Pharmacy Technician Training Program provides you with the knowledge you need to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician.

Pharmacy Technicians work in clean, organized environments in a wide variety of practice settings, including community pharmacies, hospitals, the military, in-home health care settings, long term care facilities, mail service pharmacies, managed health care organizations, and educational programs.

Pharmacy Technicians act as assistants to the Pharmacist and may perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Receive information needed by the Pharmacist to fill a prescription
  • Count tablets and measure amounts of other medication for prescriptions
  • Compound or mix medications, such as preparing ointments
  • Package and label prescriptions
  • Accept payment for prescriptions and process insurance claims
  • Perform a variety of tasks, such as inventory, answering calls and assisting patrons

Join One Of The Fastest Growing Medical Occupations In The Country!

  • Experiential Learning

    Employment Outlook

    "Employment of pharmacy technicians is expected to grow by 32 percent from 2010 to 2020, much faster than the average for all occupations. As a result of advances in pharmaceutical research, more prescription medications are being used to fight diseases. Also, the number of older people is growing, and older people use more prescription drugs than younger people." Dept. of Labor Statistics

Course Content

This training program is designed for the student to prepare for a career as a Pharmacy Technician and acquire their national certification. The program utilizes a lecture-based format and is designed to be a cooperative effort between the student and the instructor, and is structured with interactive exercises, quizzes, and competency assessments.

Cost and Registration

Why Take The Pharmacy Technician Course?

  • Improve your earning potential
  • Open the door to more opportunities for career advancement
  • Increase your job mobility and choices even in the face of a tough job market
  • Reach not only your short-term job goals, but also position yourself for success in your long-term career
  • Provide a foundation of broad and deep understanding

Course Investment

$1,575.00 (Does not include textbooks or exam fees)

For a schedule overview, location of courses and contact information, please see the Continuing Education Healthcare Schedule.

*Class times and dates subject to change based upon enrollment.

Certification Information

Enrollment in this course prepares you to take the Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT) offered by the National Healthcare Association (NHA) or the Certified Pharmacy Technician exam (CPhT) offered through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB).

Participants planning to take the certificate exam after this course must register directly through the NHA or the PTCB.  Exam fee is not included in tuition.

Contact Us

Barry University
11415 NE 2nd Avenue
Miami Shores, FL 33161
Office: 305-981-5148

Office Manager
Continuing Education
Email: CE@barry.edu

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