Pharmacy technicians work under the direction of a licensed pharmacist and perform technical and clerical duties in the pharmacy. Pharmacy technicians measure, mix, count out, label, and record medication dosages according to prescription orders. Job opportunities abound in hospitals, pharmaceutical laboratories, mail order pharmacies, and pharmacies in retail settings.
Blinn offers day, night, and online course options for its 160-hour Pharmacy Technician Program. The program consists of three courses, and includes instruction in pharmacology, pharmacy law
The course curriculum is designed and implemented based on nationally recognized training, assessment, and certification standards set forth by the American Pharmaceutical Association. Courses are taught by
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of pharmacy technicians is expected to grow 12 percent in Texas between 2016 and 2026. Pharmacy technicians average a median wage of $15.26 per
To enroll in the Pharmacy Technician Program, students must first participate in a mandatory information session. To register or to learn more, contact the campus where you are interested in taking courses.
Brenham (A.W. Hodde, Jr. Technical Education Center):
Address: 2910 S. Blue Bell Rd., Brenham, TX 77833
Bryan and RELLIS:
Address: 301 Post Office St., Bryan, TX 77805
Address: 100 Ranger Dr., Schulenburg, TX 78956
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