- Technical Diploma
- 2 Terms
- 32 Credits
- Financial Aid Eligible
- Starts August / January
If you’re ill or injured, you have access to an enormous variety of therapeutic medications, and you trust your pharmacy to correctly interpret and fill your prescriptions. Pharmacy technicians contribute to our safety by assisting pharmacists in a variety of technical tasks. If you’re attentive to detail, organized, a good communicator, and like math, science, and working with people, a career as a pharmacy technician may be your prescription for success.
The Pharmacy Technician program conducted by Lakeshore Technical College, Cleveland, WI is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
This program is part of ACT for Healthcare:
This ACT program is 100% funded with a TAACCCT Round IV $19.9 million grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration.
This program is an equal opportunity program and auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. TTY 711
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We have partnered with PioneerRx, the leading pharmacy software, to bring a more interactive experience to our program. Our students can experience a realistic setting that replicates the workflow and tasks of today's pharmacies. Learn more about our pharmacy computer software at https://www.pioneerrx.com/, and visit http://www.pharmacysoftwarereviews.com/ to see how PioneerRx compares to other software vendors.
Illicit drug use, criminal background checks, and immunization status may prevent future employment as a pharmacy technician. Clinical sites, employers, and State Boards of Pharmacy may have their own regulations about drug use and criminal backgrounds.
NOTE: To see the order of courses you will take for this program, please view the Program Sheet.
ADMISSIONS TO DO's
Work with Career Coach to:
- Submit Application
- Submit transcripts (high school & other colleges).
- NOTE: Official transcripts required for acceptance of transfer credits; Financial Aid may require.
- Complete Background Information Disclosure form and $20 non-refundable processing fee.
- Complete the online Student Success Questionnaire.
PROGRAM TO DO's
Work with your Academic Advisor to:
- Health/TB Tetanus Form
- Signed Pharmacy Technician Program Handbook form
- Schedule a Program Advising Session to plan your first semester schedule, review your entire plan of study, and discuss the results of the Student Success Questionnaire.
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Because of the nature of the clinical experience, completing your LTC Pharmacy Technician program is done during the day, Monday through Friday.
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Salary data is derived from surveys collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and mapped to LTC programs using economic modeling software. As with any survey data, the wages presented here are prone to error and sampling bias. Educational decisions should not be entirely based on the data presented here. The wage data presented here is the median annual salary in the LTC District as reported by EMSI (Economic Modeling Specialists Intl.) Some people beginning work at jobs in these fields may find a higher or lower starting wage that what is reported here.