If you have a strong eye for detail and enjoy helping people, a career as a pharmacy technician might be in your future. At Kennesaw State’s College of Graduate and Professional Education, we want to help you prepare for this career with our Pharmacy Technician Certificate.
Get started by reading the internet’s most asked questions about pharmacy technicians:
What is a pharmacy technician?
Pharmacy technicians play a vital support role in preparing and dispensing prescription medications, and they act as a liaison between pharmacists and patients.
How do I become a pharmacy tech?
Kennesaw State University’s College of Graduate and Professional Education Pharmacy Technician 65-hour certificate program will assist you in preparing for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE®). You will then be ready to earn the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) credential.
What does a pharmacy technician do?
A pharmacy technician is responsible for assisting licensed pharmacists in providing medication, handling medical devices or products, providing customer service to patients, preparing patient medication, communicating with physician offices or insurance companies, and handling HIPAA security and privacy.
How long does it take to become a pharmacy technician?
You can complete our Pharmacy Technician certificate in a 26-session course that spans over three months.
How much does a certified pharmacy tech make?
Recent data provided by Burning Glass Technologies estimates that pharmacy technicians in the greater Atlanta area make, on average, an annual salary of $30,367. The pharm tech career is also projected to grow 15.3% over the next 10 years.
Visit the Kennesaw State University Pharmacy Technician Certificate program page for more details.