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Valley College of Medical Careers - Pharmacy Technician Program
The Pharmacy Technician program at Valley College of Medical Careers will teach students pharmacy operations and procedures, computer applications, job readiness techniques, personal development and basic pharmacology skills.
VCMC graduates may find employment in retail pharmacies, hospital pharmacies, and other clinical drug environments. VCMC Pharmacy Technician program provides our students with the basic knowledge and skills that will qualify them to work as entry-level Pharmacy Technicians.
Upon successful completion of the training, the VCMC Pharmacy Technician graduate will be able to identify and understand drug nomenclature, dosage forms, routes of administration, and abbreviations used in pharmacy, identify the most common medications by their trade and generic names, perform conversions and/or calculations of weights and measures, understand California pharmacy law, understand basic pharmacology, perform pharmacy operations of the Drug Distribution system and sterile product preparation.
There is a huge demand for employment in this medical field and advancement can come quick with the right training.
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Pharmacy Technician Program
Program Length: 860 hours/40 weeks/45.5 Semester Credit Hours
CIP Code:51.0805SOC Code:29-2052O-NET:29-2052.00
Credential Level: 01=Undergraduate Certificate
Cost of Program
Tuition / Registration Fee / Books & Supplies / STRF / TOTAL
$14,350.00 / $100.00 / $500.00 / 0.00 / $14,950.00
*Non-refundable. STRF = $0.50 for every $1,000 rounded to the nearest $1,000
Completion and Placement Rates for Period 07/01/2015 to 06/30/2016
On-Time Completion Rate: 86%
Job Placement Rate: 70.0%
Median Loan Debt
Federal Loan Debt: $8,294.00
Private Loan Debt: N/A