Pharmacy Technician Program Overview
The Pharmacy Technician Program at Midwest Technical Institute is designed to prepare students to enter the pharmacy field in an entry-level position working in hospitals, community (retail) pharmacies, clinics or non-traditional settings.
Pharmacy technician training includes classroom instruction and practical lab work using hands-on training to provide students the skills needed to become a qualified and competitive pharmacy technician. This program will prepare students to sit for the pharmacy technician certification exam.
*Not all programs and courses are available at all campuses.
- Compounding in the Pharmacy
- Laws in Pharmacy
- Community Pharmacy
- Institutional Pharmacy
- Professional Development for Pharmacy
- Employment and Certification Readiness & Externships
*Modules can be taken in any order; however, Pharmacy Technician Externship will always be taken last by the student.
Pharmacy Technician FAQ
- What is a pharmacy technician?
- The pharmacy technician works under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist to prepare and dispense medications, maintain records, set up, package and label routine orders from stock supplies and mix drugs with parenteral fluids. A pharmacy technician may also monitor inventory and file insurance claims.
- How much do pharmacy technicians make?
- Where can I work as a pharmacy technician?
- MTI Pharmacy Technician Program graduates are prepared to enter the pharmacy field in an entry-level position working in hospitals, community (retail) pharmacies, clinics or non-traditional settings.
- Are pharmacy technicians in demand?
- The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts the job outlook for pharmacy technicians will increase by 12% from 2016 to 2026. *www.bls.gov
- How much does pharmacy technician training cost?
- For more information on MTI program costs, visit our Gainful Employment Disclosures.
Midwest Technical Institute offers a variety of financing options to qualifying students. Financial Aid Representatives are available at each of our campuses to assist you. Please contact your nearest MTI campus today to learn more.
Pharmacy Technician Careers
The pharmacy technician may act as an intermediary between the physician and pharmacist, as well as an advocate for patients. Trained pharmacy technicians are extremely valuable in healthcare environments.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts the job outlook for Pharmacy Technicians will increase by 12% from 2016 to 2026. *www.bls.gov
MTI is ASHP Accredited. *www.ashp.org
MTI is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools & Colleges (ACCSC).
MTI is approved by the United States Department of Education to participate in the Federal Financial Aid Program.