Prepare for an entry-level position in healthcare with the Pharmacy Technician program at Pennco Tech. With the ongoing demand for qualified professionals in a variety of locations, students can land a rewarding job in this leading career path and use their training as a stepping stone for additional opportunities. You’ll find a knowledgeable team of instructors ready to guide and support you throughout your journey at our campuses in Blackwood, New Jersey, and Bristol, Pennsylvania
A pharmacy technician works under the supervision of a pharmacist and often directly with the public and healthcare professionals. From hospitals and drug stores to department stores and grocery stores, qualified pharmacy technicians can find work in a variety of areas. The specific duties of a pharmacy tech may vary depending on the job location, but some of the main tasks include:
TRAIN AS A PHARMACY TECHNICIAN
GET INVOLVED IN A GROWING INDUSTRY
Projected to grow 7%
Over 420,400 new jobs
are projected for 2018-2028
The average salary is
$32,700 per year
$15.72 per hour
At Pennco Tech, you’ll dive into a well-rounded educational program that combines hands-on learning with classroom and laboratory training. While essential skills are at the heart of our curriculum, you’ll also learn to meet the highest professionalism, confidentiality, and ethical standards in the field. Program studies include the following:Read More >>
You’ll also gain experience in a real work environment with a local employer. When the program ends, students will take part in a professional internship that prepares them for certification, as well as a rewarding future in the field.
NOTE: A high school diploma, GED, or equivalent is required for admission to the program.
As the general population continues to age and the need for prescription medication continues, graduates from our program can become qualified for in-demand positions in this growing field. Upon completion of our program, alumni from Pennco Tech have chosen careers as:Read More >>
Our career services department offers lifelong support, serving current students, recent graduates, and alumni. From resume creation to connecting you with employers for job opportunities, our team is ready to help you succeed every step of the way.
With a history of student success and high job placement rates, we are proud of our PTCB-recognized Pharmacy Technician program. The flexibility of day and evening classes makes it easy to fit learning into your schedule, while affordable tuition with opportunities for financial aid for those who qualify helps you invest in your future at Pennco Tech. Contact us today to learn more about enrolling in the program and schedule a tour of our campuses in Bristol, Pennsylvania, or Blackwood, New Jersey.
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“I was ready for a career change and I did it. My education at Pennco Tech got me started. Thank you for everything you’ve done to help me through the program and to get me to where I am today.”Jamie J., Pharmacy Technician
“I absolutely recommend Pennco tech I graduated as top tech with honors and now I’m back at school attending the medical administrative assistant program this is a great school to go to if you are serious about having a career the staff and teachers are beyond amazing.”Joanie S., Pharmacy Technician
“Pennco Tech has amazing instructors. It was a very hands-on experience and the instructors helped all students. There was never a time when I didn’t get help or tutoring when I needed it. I loved everything about the pharmacy program.”Amanda M., Pharmacy Technician
“I really enjoyed the Pharmacy Tech program here. The instructors were phenomenal, and I feel like I am truly prepared to go into the field. The hands-on training really helped!”Brandi L., Pharmacy Technician
“I highly recommend Pennco Tech! The staff and career services were amazing and so helpful. You will have nothing but great experiences here and be on your way to the job of your dreams. Thank you Pennco I will miss you all dearly!”Dominique D., Pharmacy Technician
“The pharmacy program at Pennco Tech gets you prepared for the field. The instructor (Ms. Ortiz) is very knowledgeable and treats everyone fairly. If you need extra help she stays after class to make sure you understand everything. I love this school it supports all Vets.”Rosa F., Pharmacy Technician