Anthem Education Group

Pharmacy Technician

Diploma Program


A Diploma as a Pharmacy Technician from Florida Career College – Orlando gives students a solid foundation of pharmacy fundamentals and terminology. Students of this program will get hands-on practice in multiple pharmacy areas such as the hospital, retail, compounding, mail-order, and long term care. Topics such as professionalism, state law, federal law, and ethical issues will also be covered. Graduates of this program are prepared to seek entry-level employment in a variety of pharmacy settings.
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Program Features & Benefits

  • Short training period with the flexibility of day or evening classes
  • Small class sizes with customized books for every course
  • Program is designed to prepare individuals with the practical knowledge and skills needed
    to secure entry-level pharmacy technician positions
  • Classes focused on both ambulatory (community) and institutional (hospital) pharmacy,
    which makes the student more marketable
  • Four and a half week (180 hour) clinical externship course, which provides hands-on training
    in the field; great learning experience with the potential to get hired on after
  • Training in the specialty areas of non-sterile compounding, inventory control, and aseptic
    techniques for sterile compounding
  • Program helps prepare students to take exams offered by the Pharmacy Technician
    Certification Board (PTCB) or Institute for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ICPT)
  • School pays for the first certification exam (within 6 months of graduation)

Career Features & Benefits (once credential is earned)

  • Ability to work in a variety of pharmacy settings
  • Patient interaction, without having the clinical aspect of the job
  • According to Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the demand for Pharmacy Technicians is expected
    to grow much faster than the average for all other occupations by 2020, resulting in excellent employment opportunities

Certification Benefits (if applicable)

  • While certification is not currently required by some states, most employers WILL require certification for employment
  • Credentials are nationally recognized by employers and government organizations
  • Certification means a professional and competitive edge over other applicants

Why Anthem Education?

  • Highly qualified faculty who are licensed and have industry experience
  • Career Center that supports students from partnering with companies for externships
    (if applicable), to job interviews and assistance in placement of qualified candidates in the field
  • Campus that has a positive learning environment and learning support tools for students
  • Updated programs that are current with industry standards
  • Because we are “the college that cares”


Florida Career College 989 North Semoran Boulevard Orlando, FL 32807 Tel: 888-852-7272

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