Individuals interested in a career in healthcare
Recent high school graduates
Current healthcare workers looking to upskill or grow their career
Acquire the expertise and applied knowledge needed to enjoy a fulfilling career in the pharmaceutical industry. You’ll learn the ins and outs of medication dispensing, pharmacy operations, and how to positively interact with and impact those you serve. Earn your certificate and start your internship in as little as 25 weeks!
Weekly time commitment
In this comprehensive Pharmacy Tech Certificate Program, students will delve into essential topics such as medication dosage calculations, pharmaceutical terminology, pharmacy operations and medication safety protocols. Coursework combines instructor‐led/video‐based training, practical activities and simulations performed by students and graded by our instructors.
At the end of the course, students also complete a six‐week internship experience at a local pharmacy.
This program is formally accredited by the ASHP/ACPE. Upon completion of this program, students will have the knowledge to sit for the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) exam sponsored by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). MedCerts covers the cost of this exam.
Siena Heights University’s Workforce Development certificate programs were built to meet the needs of modern-day students. You can start learning as soon as today and be on the path to a fulfilling new career in just a few weeks or months.
Online and self-paced coursework
Fulfilling, flexible job opportunities
Clinicals included (if necessary)
Certificates matched to industry demands
21 percent of all pharmacy technician jobs fall under the health and personal care retailers (CVS, Walgreens, etc.) category. The average starting salary is $37,680 with plenty of room to grow.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics