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NEW, MORE CONVENIENT CAREER TRAINING OPTIONS TO FIT YOUR LIFE!

IBMC’s new hybrid Pharmacy Technician training combines hands-on classroom experience with flexible online classes. With Flex Ed, take part of your course material online while maintaining the vital one-on-one, personal classroom instruction IBMC is known for.
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Pharmacy Technician

Degree and Diploma Programs

Pharmacy Technicians enjoy working with people as well the challenges of highly detailed work. The Pharmacy Technician often takes on a central role in the preparation and delivery of drug products and acts as a liaison between the doctor, the pharmacist and the patient. Accuracy and responsibility are the utmost importance in this career.

As a Pharmacy Technician, you will work closely with the pharmacist in a variety of tasks involving prescriptions including the packaging and distribution of medicines, technical assistance, and clerical duties.

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN DIPLOMA
  • 65 credits (17 classes)
  • 15 months¹
  • Train at the Longmont campus

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN DEGREE
  • 90 credit hours (24 classes)
  • 20 months²
  • Associate of Occupational Studies Degree
  • Train at the Longmont campus

PHARMACY TECHNICIANS ARE IN-DEMAND!

And the need for trained pharmacy professionals is only growing!⁴ You can be part of this growing field,  just follow these simple steps:

Check out the available opportunities in your area to see what you could be doing as a Pharm Tech after completing your training.

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DIPLOMA OR DEGREE — WHICH ONE IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

The essential Pharmacy Technician training content is delivered in the diploma program. This prepares students for entry level pharmacy careers.

The Pharmacy Technician Degree program offers more extensive education skills in communications as well as management skills in customer service, leadership, ethics and human resources.

Additional degree classes help students have marketable skills that give them a positive employer outlook for career advancement.

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Earn Your Pharmacy Technician Diploma in as little as 15 Months!

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What to Expect as a Student

Pharmacy Technician students are trained in both administrative and clinical procedures. You will learn about working in a pharmacy, pharmacology, compounding, insurance and billing, as well as pharmacy management.

With a focus on practical career-training skills, our goal is to help students get the most out of personal attention and hands-on learning. You will learn from experienced instructors, who are pharmacy professionals.

Upon completion of your program you will be eligible to sit for the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) Exam through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) as well as apply for certification with the State of Colorado.

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN DIPLOMA Program Details

Courses:
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Pharmacy Math
  • Pharmacology
  • Psychology of Success
Program Kit³ includes:
  • Voucher for 2 sets of Cherokee WorkWear scrubs (pants and tops)
  • Protective Eyewear
Locations & Schedules:

IBMC College’s Pharmacy Technician program is offered during the day at our Longmont campus. FlexEd scheduling makes it easy for you to fit your education goals into your schedule and lifestyle with classes on-campus and online.

As part of our commitment to accelerated training, we offer class starts for our Pharm Tech program multiple times a year — because when you are ready to change your life, there is no reason to wait.

Tuition and Fees:

The full tuition cost depends on the program you choose. Get the details on your specific program and personal needs.

³ Program kit is not included in your tuition. IBMC College’s Pharmacy Technician diploma’s Program Kit is required to buy and costs $150.

Pharmacy Technician DEGREE PROGRAM DETAILS

  • Courses:
    • Anatomy and Physiology
    • Pharmacy Math
    • Pharmacology
    • Psychology of Success
    • Ethics
    • Spreadsheet Applications
Program Kit³ includes:
  • Voucher for 2 sets of Cherokee WorkWear scrubs (pants and tops)
  • Protective Eyewear
Locations & Schedules:

IBMC College’s Pharmacy Technician program is offered during the day at our Longmont campus. FlexEd scheduling makes it easy for you to fit your education goals into your schedule and lifestyle with classes on-campus and online.

As part of our commitment to accelerated training, we offer class starts for our Pharm Tech program multiple times a year — because when you are ready to change your life, there is no reason to wait.

Tuition and Fees:

The full tuition cost depends on the program you choose. Get the details on your specific program and personal needs.

³ Program kit is not included in your tuition. IBMC College’s Pharmacy Technician diploma’s Program Kit is required to buy and costs $150.

Externships & Career Opportunities

 

Externships

Students will complete a 160-hour externship at the end of their program. An externship is your opportunity to use your learned skills while working in a pharmacy, or other healthcare setting as a part of your training at IBMC College.

As an Extern, you’ll be treated as a regular employee of the company, and your employer will evaluate your work for college credit. That means you’ll be able to put industry work experience on your resume — even before you graduate. Often, IBMC College students are even hired on as full-time employees after completing their externships.

Career Opportunities

With the industry thriving, Pharmacy Technicians are needed in every pharmacy.

As a Pharmacy Technician, you may be employed by:

  • Retail Pharmacies
  • Public healthcare facilities
  • Hospitals
  • Specialty facilities
¹ IBMC College’s Pharmacy Technician Diploma program may be completed in as little as 15 months.

² As prescribed, IBMC’s Pharmacy Technician (Associates of Occupational Studies Degree) program takes 20-months to finish.

⁵ U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook: Pharmacy Technician

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