Pharmacy Technician

at Saint Paul College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 35
  • Delivery: Face-to-face

About this Program

Pharmacy Technicians help licensed pharmacists prepare medications, provide customer service, and perform administrative duties within a variety of practice settings, including community health system, and federal pharmacies. Pharmacy Technicians are generally responsible for receiving prescription requests, counting tablets, labeling bottles, maintaining patient profiles, preparing insurance claim forms, and performing administrative functions such as answering phones, stocking shelves, and operating cash registers.

This program prepares students to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam.

Program Locations

  • Saint Paul College 55102

Labor Market Information

  • College Health Specialties Teachers
  • Median wage:$74,801/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Pharmacy Technicians
  • Median wage:$15.22/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Saint Paul College
Saint Paul College
235 Marshall Ave. Saint Paul, MN 55102 Toll-Free: (800) 227-6029 Local: (651) 846-1600 TTY: (651) 846-1548