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Pharmacy Technician

A Continuing Education Program

Part of Macomb’s Center for Health Careers offered through Workforce and Continuing Education, the Pharmacy Technician Program provides you with a convenient career ladder.  After completing the 60-hour Ambulatory (Retail) Pharmacy Technician course, you can choose to continue your career training with the Institutional (Hospital) Pharmacy course.  Both include 100-hour, unpaid internships designed to give you the practical experience necessary to assist pharmacists in drug distribution.  If you are a practicing pharmacy technician, you may be eligible to enroll directly into the Institutional Pharmacy Technician course.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Pharmacy Technician

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

Pharmacy Technician Courses at Macomb

  • Ambulatory Pharmacy Technician Course
  • Ambulatory Pharmacy Technician Internship
  • Institutional Pharmacy Technician Course
  • Institutional Pharmacy Technician Internship
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam Preparation

Career Opportunities in Pharmacy Technician

With a Macomb Workforce and Continuing Certificate of Completion and upon passing the Pharmacy Technician Certificate Exam, you will be qualified for positions that include pharmacy technician and pharmacy assistant.

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

For more information on Macomb’s Pharmacy Technician Program, contact Macomb’s Center for Health Careers at 586.226.4807 or

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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