Pharmacy Technician


Become a Pharmacy Technician

At UEI College, our Pharmacy Technician program can get you started in a pharmaceutical career in as little as 8 months. All medical careers are expected to keep growing for the foreseeable future, and pharmacy technicians are expected to stay in demand. Use your attention to detail and interest in medicine to propel you toward an exciting new career by enrolling in our Pharmacy Technician program today.

Program Overview – Pharmacy Tech Diploma Program

Pharmacy technicians are in demand in places like clinics, drugstores, in-store pharmacies and mail-order pharmacies. Skilled workers are needed to fill these positions and handle the responsibility that comes with working in a pharmaceutical setting. With UEI College’s program, you can gain experience in:

  • Taking prescription requests
  • Labeling prescriptions
  • Counting tablets and measuring doses
  • Handling pharmacy administrative duties
  • Helping customers
  • Answering phones
  • Handling medications and stocking them properly on shelves
  • Assisting registered pharmacists

Pharmacy Technician Career Outcomes

The Bureau of Labor Statistics* predicts that employment of Pharmacy Technicians is expected to grow 20 percent from 2012 to 2022. Formal training like our Pharmacy Technician program is required to work in this environment in the state of California. After completing the program, you could work in a clinic or retail pharmacy, assisting both customers and pharmacists. Pharmacy Technicians can also work in hospital pharmacies, at drug companies and in a variety of settings handling medical and pharmaceutical sales.



The Pharmacy Technician program is available at the following campuses:

Prepare for a career as a pharmacy technician. Contact us today to learn more about how you can complete your training in as few as 8 months.

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