Smiling pharmacy technician in the stockroomPharmacy technicians are in great demand both locally and nationally and credentialed technicians have a solid career path. Certified Pharmacy Technicians can find rewarding careers in the retail pharmaceutical industry.

Gain Specialized Knowledge
This program will introduce you to:

  • Retail pharmacy industry
  • Customer Service skills
  • Establishing and maintaining patient records
  • Certification exam preparation
  • The healthcare industry
  • Pharmaceutical vocabulary
  • Managing inventory
  • Receiving prescription requests
  • Accepting payment and processing insurance claims

Earn Certifications/Licenses
Show your commitment to your profession. Certifications and licenses can lead to better job opportunities. We offer:

  • Assistance in registering for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board exam

Start Your New Career

  • Work with our Career Services team to develop your resume and prep for interviews
  • Attend job fairs
  • Connect with employers who need your skills
  • Secure your job!

What do I need to get started?

To enter the program, a high school or high school equivalency (HSE) diploma is required. If you do not have one, contact the EOC to learn about our HSE classes and start working toward your goal today.

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Capital District Educational Opportunity Center
431 River Street, Troy, NY 12180

Capital District Educational Opportunity Center at HVCC South
Capital South Campus Center
20 Warren Street, Albany, NY 12202

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