Pharmacy Technology

at Riverland Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 39
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Pharmacy Technicians measure, mix, count out, label, and record dosage amounts of medications under the direction of a Pharmacist. This program is designed to prepare students for jobs in hospitals, nursing homes, retail, home health care, and public and government agencies. Students who complete the program are awarded a Career Certificate and are qualified to apply to the Minnesota State Board of Pharmacy for registration as a pharmacy technician.

Program Locations

  • Riverland Community College, Austin 55912

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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Riverland Community College
Riverland Community College
1900 8th Ave. N.W. Austin, MN 55912 Toll-Free: (800) 247-5039 Local: (507) 433-0820 TTY: (800) 627-3529