• Pharmacy Technician Diploma

    Pharmacy technicians work under the supervision of licensed pharmacists in many different types of retail locations, as well as hospitals.(2) The scope of work for pharmacy technicians is constantly broadening. They mix and measure medication, maintain patient profiles, and handle insurance claims as well as receive prescriptions and take inventory.(1)

    Call or request information to learn how to you can earn a Pharmacy Technician diploma!

    Pharmacy Technician Training

    Remington College offers a combination of coursework, hands-on training and practical real-world pharmacy experience. By enrolling in our Pharmacy Technician Diploma Program, you'll have the opportunity to develop relevant job skills and learn from industry experienced instructors.

    Your training will include a basic background in human structure and function, and you will have the chance to take courses in first aid, career development, and computers, as well as pharmacy law and ethics. Find out more about our pharmacy technician courses.

    Pharmacy Technician Careers

    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment of pharmacy technicians to grow 20 percent from 2012 through 2022, much faster than the national average for all occupations.(1,2,3)

    After earning a pharmacy technician diploma, you may qualify to work as an entry-level technician in the field of pharmacy.(2,3)

    Pharmacy Technician Certifications

    During your coursework, students will have the opportunity to learn sterilization procedures and pursue the National Pharmacy Technician Association's Sterile Products Certification.

    You'll also be eligible to sit for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam for an opportunity to become a certified pharmacy technician.(3)

    Remington College's Pharmacy Technician Program is available at these campus locations: Mobile, AL; Lafayette, LA; Shreveport, LA; Columbia, SC; Memphis, TN; Nashville, TN; Dallas, TX; Fort Worth, TX; North Houston/Greenspoint, TX; and Houston Southeast/Webster, TX