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Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician

A Continuing Education Program

Part of Macomb’s Center for Health Careers offered through Workforce and Continuing Education, the Pharmacy Technician Program prepares you for work in both an ambulatory (retail) pharmacy and an institutional (hospital) pharmacy. The 144-hour program and a 200-hour unpaid internship is designed to provide you with the practical experience necessary to assist pharmacists in drug distribution. 

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Pharmacy Technician

  1. Program can be completed in six months
  2. Prepares you for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam
  3. Classroom lectures enhanced by web-based learning

Pharmacy Technician Courses at Macomb

  • Pharmacy Practice Theory for the Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician Practice Lab  
  • Drug classifications for the Pharmacy Technician
  • Dosage Calculations in Pharmacy Practice
  • Medication Safety and the Pharmacy Technician
  • Retail or Hospital Internship
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam Prep
  • Basic Life Support

Career Opportunities in Pharmacy Technician

Macomb has teamed up with Burning Glass Technologies to provide you with the most up-to-date information on the careers that you will be qualified for upon successful completion of this program.

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Career Services

Macomb’s Career Services is your bridge from education to employment. It offers a variety of free resources, including skill and interest assessments, resume building, success workshops, job placement and more.

How do I find out more about the Pharmacy Technician program?

For more information on the Pharmacy Technician program at Macomb, contact or 586.226.4807.

What is a Continuing Education Program?

Our Workforce and Continuing Education programs are designed to help you develop in your career, learn a new skill or explore a personal interest. These programs are open enrollment, which means you do not have to fill out on application. These programs are not eligible for financial aid or for academic credit toward an associate degree or related certificate.

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