Pharmacy Technology

About

This 12-month program is designed to provide training in the competencies required of a Pharmacy Technician.  A Pharmacy Technician assists and supports licensed pharmacist in providing healthcare and medication to patients.  Technicians must have a broad knowledge of pharmacy practice, skills, and techniques.  Often, technicians are the first and last person a patient will interact with within the pharmacy.  Because of this, communication skills and customer service are an integral part of training. 

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time, Part Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $3,648.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,604.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Pharmacy Technician1296Diploma

Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent.  For more information on enrollment, contact the school.

Clinical affiliates of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Livingston require drug testing and background checks of each student enrolled in the Pharmacy Technology program before participating in training at clinical sites.

Campus Locations

Main Campus
Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Livingston
740 Hi Tech Dr
Livingston, TN 38570

Job Duties

Prepare medications under the direction of a pharmacist. May measure, mix, count out, label, and record amounts and dosages of medications according to prescription orders.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 11,960

Current job openings per year: 420

Salary Range

$26,000
to
$37,000

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Jennifer Coffey
931-823-5525

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