Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician Program

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Start The Path Towards a Career in Healthcare with the Pharmacy Technician Program

Miller-Motte College’s Pharmacy Technician program helps prepare you to pursue a career within the healthcare industry helping dispense important medications. This program allows you to pursue a Pharmacy Technician Associate of Applied Science in a flexible environment that combines classroom learning with hands-on in-person experience, or entirely online. Enrollment is on a rolling basis with classes beginning every 5-10 weeks, and you can be finished with your Associate of Science in Pharmacy Technician diploma in as little as 18 months.

Along with classroom education, in-person students at Miller-Motte will get the opportunity to participate in clinical rotations where they will get hands-on training in a workplace environment to strengthen their skills.

Associate of Applied Science: 18 Months, 92 Credit Hours. Macon, GA, Chattanooga, TN and Online.

Skills You'll Cover in Pharmacy Technician Training
  • Body Systems 

  • Drug Classification Systems

  • Aseptic Technique

  • Mathematics

  • Allied Health Orientation

  • Community Pharmacy Principles

  • Critical Thinking

  • English

  • Pharmacology

  • Institutional Pharmacy Principles

  • Interpersonal Communication

  • Practical Computer Applications 

  • Intravenous Products 

  • Psychology

What Can I Do With A Pharmacy Technician Associate's Degree?

People who graduate from the Miller-Motte College Pharmacy Technician program have the opportunity to pursue entry-level careers as pharmacy techs.

  • HMO Pharmacies

  • Hospital Pharmacies

  • Retail Pharmacies

Ready To Get Started?

Start learning with Miller-Motte College and get on your way to the health services career you’ve been dreaming of. Our flexible scheduling and affordable options make Miller-Motte College a great place for you to pursue your Pharmacy Technician degree. Talk to an admissions representative today.

Pharmacy Technician Outlook

The Pharmacy Technician program allows you to be a member of pharmacy teams and work alongside a licensed pharmacist. Miller-Motte College prepares you to understand how the healthcare industry works and gives you a variety of skills to pursue your career as a Pharmacy Technician.

How is the Job Outlook for Pharmacy Technicians?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “employment of pharmacy technicians is projected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations.

The population is aging, and older people typically use more prescription medicines than younger people. Higher rates of chronic diseases, such as diabetes, among all age groups also will lead to increased demand for prescription medications. Advances in pharmaceutical research will allow for more prescription medications to be used to fight diseases.

*MMC cannot guarantee employment. These are national statistics, and the figures in your area may be different.
*The lowest 10 percent earned less than $25,400, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $50,430.
*https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/pharmacy-technicians.htm#tab-1

Job Outlook

Above Average*

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Median Annual Wage

$34,800*

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