Pharmacy Technology

Pharmacy Technology

Pharmacy Technology

If you are looking for a quality, career-oriented pharmacy assistant education, All-State Career is the school you should evaluate. We are proud of our experienced instructors, the supporting faculty and the career services team.  

What do pharmacy technicians do on the job?  Pharm techs work under the supervision of pharmacists.  They collect information needed to fill a prescription from customers or health professionals,  they measure amounts of medication for prescriptions; they package and label prescriptions; and they organize inventory and alert pharmacists to any shortages of medications or supplies.

There are numerous wonderful opportunities in this field.  Pharmacy technicians work primarily in pharmacies, including those found in grocery and drug stores. Some technicians work in hospitals or other healthcare facilities. Most pharmacy technicians work full time. Pharmacies may be open at all hours. Therefore, pharmacy technicians may have to work nights or weekends.

If you are interested in becoming a pharmacy technician, now is a great time to get started.  Our diploma program prepares you for entry-level work in a variety of settings like those listed above. Some may even choose to become a pharmacy aide to a representative for a pharmaceutical company after graduation. 

Pharmacy Technician Job Outlook

As the population ages and as more people have access to health insurance coverage, the demand for prescription drugs will continue to rise which means employment opportunities for trained pharmacy technicians is expected to rise faster than the average for all occupations for at least the next 10 years.  As pharmacists increasingly performing more patient care activities such administering flu shots, this mean pharm techs are expected to take a greater role in pharmacy operations.  Increasingly, the medical community is relying on educated technicians to help licensed pharmacists provide medication and other healthcare products, information, and education to patients. This means that with a diploma in this field from All State Career that you can begin on an exciting pharmaceutical career path with opportunity to work locally or to relocate almost anywhere in the country. 

How All-State Career Prepares You to Interview for Employment

In a career that is built on having great communication skills, you will be thankful you chose to get your education at All-State. Not only do our instructors teach you the skills you need to know to succeed in your new career, but we also provide you with the soft skill set you will need to navigate the job search process to land a job can you love. 

This placement assistance training includes: 

  • Interpersonal communications coaching
  • Interview preparation
  • Resume and cover letter preparation and more

Students also have the opportunity to interact with prospective employers in person at job fairs and open houses held at the campus. At these events, you will meet reps from suppliers, retailers, and others looking for hands-on, career-minded graduates that are ready to embrace this exciting career field. 

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  • Who is All State Career?

    All-State Career School provides postsecondary career education to both traditional and nontraditional students through a variety of diploma and degree programs that assist adult students in enhancing their career opportunities and improving problem-solving abilities.

    All-State Career School strives to develop within its students the desire for lifelong and continued education. 

  • What are the admission requirements?

    To qualify for admissions, in most cases you must be a high school graduate or its equivalent. All applicants are required to complete a personal information sheet. During a personal interview with our admissions staff, we will review your career goals to help you find the right program to fit your needs.

    Every individual will be given the opportunity to tour the facility, meet with Financial Aid, and enroll in the next available classes. Please contact your local campus Admission representative for more information on admission requirements.

  • How much does the program cost?

    Tuition varies from program and campus. Speak with an admissions representative for more details.

  • Is financial aid available?

    You've got obligations and responsibilities already, so financing your education is going to be a real concern. At All State Career, we understand that. That's why we help our students to learn about government and private loans and other financial aid options that are available to those who qualify to help finance the cost of building the foundation for your new career.

    • We work every day with working adults and career changers who have complex financial situations, and get them the information to help them to determine the financing for their education that will work the best for them.
    • We have financial aid offices on every campus so students can continue to find and act on important information they need to continue on their path to success
    • We are flexible and pragmatic in our approach. Our instructors, counselors, professors, and staff understand and will work with you if it becomes difficult to keep up your studies or if you need time off.
  • Does All State Career help me find a job after graduation?

    At All State Career, our Career Services professionals are committed to successfully supporting our graduates to secure employment in entry-level positions. Through career development, including professionalism, motivation, resume development, dress for success, interview coaching and the maintenance of ethical standards, we empower our graduates with the skills necessary to approach a job interview ready for success.

    All State operates a Career Services Center at each campus to assist graduates with career placement. All State Career provides career placement assistance to our graduates. As graduation approaches, students get the opportunity to meet with the Director of Career Services during their last semester to discuss career services available for their individual job search. As a graduate, you will want employment that reflects your skills, training, and allows for professional growth and development. Career Services is committed to helping you find the right fit for you.

  • Is All State Career accredited?

    If you’re looking for accredited colleges or vocational schools, you have come to the right place! While each campus varies in program offerings and specific programmatic accreditations, all are institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).

    See each school's campus page or click on the CONSUMER INFO button on the right to view individual campus or programmatic accreditations.

Programs vary by state and campus. Not all programs are offered at all locations. Contact local campus for accreditation information.

Program Costs and Career Outcomes

Pharmacy Technician
Diploma (CIP Code: 51.0805)
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