A growing senior population has increased the need for qualified, skilled pharmacy technicians to assist pharmacists in accurately dispensing the prescriptions that protect and save lives.
Eagle Gate College’s Pharmacy Technician Associate of Science Degree and Diploma Programs will give you the education you need to begin your career with confidence. As a Pharmacy Technician graduate, you can choose to work in a variety of healthcare settings such as pharmacies, clinics, and hospitals. With the average time of completion of only 18 months, you’ll quickly get out of the classroom and into an in-demand career where you can utilize your Pharmacy Technician associate degree on a daily basis.
Just how in-demand are Pharmacy Technicians? The Utah Occupational Long-Term Projections forecast that Pharmacy Technicians will be among the fastest growing careers through 2020, with a projected total job growth of 32%, thats 3,990 jobs, (Utah Department of Workforce Services Occupational Projections, 2012). To learn more about Eagle Gate College or to enroll in our career-focused Pharmacy Technician associate degree program contact us today!
Pharmacy Technician graduates are trained in:
- Understanding drugs and their uses
- Calculating and dispensing medication
- Client education
- Ethics and customer service
Average Pharmacy Technician program length:
- Associate of Science Degree in Pharmacy Technician - 20 months
- Diploma in Pharmacy Technician - 10 months
Job Titles for Pharmacy Technician associate degree Graduates:
- Pharmacy Technician
- Registered Pharmacist Assistant
- Pharmacy Manager
Our Pharmacy Technician associate degree program is available at the following location:
- Murray, Utah Campus
Total Quarter Hours: 90
Total Quarter Hours: 54
*Criminal background check and/or drug screen tests may be required for externship and/or employment.