Expand your career skills with noncredit training

The need for Pharmacy Technicians continues to grow with demand expected to increase substantially through 2024. Technicians work under the supervision of a registered pharmacist in hospitals, home infusion pharmacies, community pharmacies and other healthcare settings. Approximately
400,000 technicians will be employed by the year 2024 to meet our nation’s growing healthcare demands. Learn pharmacy medical terminology, reading and interpreting prescriptions, and defining generic and brand names drugs and much, much more. Prepares you to enter the pharmacy field and to pursue certification including the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam(s): Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) and National Workforce Career Association (NWCA) Pharmacy Technician Associate Certification (PTAC).

After successful completion of this program you are eligible to participate in an optional volunteer externship opportunity with a local company/agency/organization whose work aligns with this area of study in order to gain valuable hands-on experience.

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Cost: $1,299
Program Length: 10 weeks
Payment: Visa, MasterCard, Discover cards, check or money orders accepted

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$33,524

Median Wage Range

4.6%

Projected Massachusetts job growth

Ways to Register

By Phone 978-236-1200 | Monday  Friday | 9:00am  5:00pm

Online https://northshore.coursestorm.com/category/pharmacy-tech

In Person –Visit NSCC’s Lynn or Danvers Enrollment Center to enroll in person

Next Steps

Next Steps

If you have interest in continuing your education, learn about other Professional Education or academic programs in NSCC’s Nursing and Allied Health Pathway.

Get in touch

For more information, please contact NSCC's Professional Education Division.

Phone: 978-236-1200

professional@northshore.edu

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State and federal government eligibility

Workforce Individual Training Program-eligible

Accreditation

North Shore Community College is an accredited public institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly NEASC-CIHE, the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

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