Pharmacy School Options in Austin

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Your Options For Pharmacy Technician Schools in Austin Texas

Becoming a pharmacy tech opens doors to a fulfilling career in the medical profession. You’ll be able to help the people in your community solve medical problems every day. For customers struggling with ongoing medical issues, you could be the bright spot in their day or week. The first step toward your career goals is enrolling in pharmacy technician schools in Austin texas. Take a look at the many options:  

Austin Community College Coursework at ACC includes a combination of lecture, on-campus laboratory work and clinical training to prepare you for any job in the pharmacy tech field. New students are accepted into the pharmacy tech program each summer, spring and fall semesters. Check the website for application deadlines. Training at ACC is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.  

Southern Careers Institute SCI prides itself on preparing students for the workforce with complete and comprehensive training programs. You’ll walk away from the pharmacy technician program with nationally recognized Pharmacy Technician Certification (PTI) and Microsoft Word certification. Training includes prescription processing, pharmacology, drug safety and basic compounding.  

Allied Health Careers A branch of Capitol City Trade & Technical School, Allied Health Careers strives to prepare well-rounded students that feel confident entering the workforce. Training includes everything thing from answering the telephone to refilling prescriptions. A certificate from AHC allows you to feel professional and confident in your job search.  

Virginia College-Austin It takes only 15 months to get the hands-on training you need for a pharmacy diploma at Virginia College. The program will prepare you for a job at a pharmacy, hospital, grocery store or anywhere prescription medications are dispensed. Skills you’ll learn include taking patient information, managing the cash register, packaging and labeling prescriptions and keeping inventory.  

Penn Foster Career School Penn Foster has teamed with CVS/pharmacy® and Walgreens to provide students with on-the-job training opportunities at real pharmacies. You’ll learn exactly what the job is like before entering the job market. PFCS online courses prepare you to pass the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Exam to obtain a job anywhere in the country. Pharmacy degree students also receive a voucher toward the cost of the Board exam.   When considering the right pharmacy technician schools in Austin texas for you, look at the cost of the program, the duration and what certifications you’ll earn. It’s also important to take the National PTCB Exam and register with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy to ensure employers take you seriously. With a pharmacy tech degree in hand and the proper certification, you can take your career wherever you would like to be.  

What SCI Students Are Saying

“I made a complete career change when I started my training at Southern Careers Institute. I needed a stable career to continue providing for my growing family. SCI provided me with the medical terminology and know how that I needed to understand and acquire a career in the medical field. SCI taught me that it doesn’t matter where you are in life right now; you always have room to advance and learn.”

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Denise S.
Medical Assistant

“I am extremely grateful for the assistance I received from SCI’s Career Services team. I enjoy where I work and what I do. SCI has helped me succeed in life by getting me the necessary education and by making me a stronger and more confident person.”

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Raquel S.

“Once I graduated from SCI, I had a sense of accomplishment that helped me through the job search process. SCI provided me with the opportunity to brush up on my skills, extend my accounting knowledge, and they boosted my self-confidence. I went to work two days after my last day of school.”

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Annette D.
Business Accounting

“When my youngest child graduated from high school, I told my husband that it was my time. I went back to school to change careers after spending 37 years in the business field. At SCI, the instructors are professional, and they care about what they are teaching you, as well as expect you to give 100% in return. I had problems understanding how to draw in syringes and give injections. I requested extra help from a knowledgeable instructor, and I was able to receive one-on-one training. Today, I draw injections for approximately 100 patients each week. I am very confident in what I’ve learned. SCI has given me the chance to do what I always wanted to do. Thank you for my education. I am doing wonderful.”

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Bonnie M
Medical Assistant

“I am now a certified Lab Tech. SCI helped me get an externship, and I came out with a job. After my little sister had cancer, I knew I wanted a career in the medical field that allowed me to help others. I am happy about what I do.”

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Sidney B
Medical Assistant

“The best place ever!! Ms.Tonia rocks she is the best teacher… I love going to school my time there is amazing.”

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Andrea Garcia

“Southern Careers went beyond my expectations. Very impressed. The assistance I got from Career Services is truly amazing. They really went out of their way to get me placed. They really care and I am grateful to all of them.”

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Olga C.

“Southern Careers Institute totally surpassed my expectations. Once I finished school, the Career Services team helped me find a job. I would tell anyone thinking about starting career training that you have nothing to lose and a lot to gain. I wish I would have started my training sooner.”

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Valerie D.

“I am very happy with where I am and where I’m going. Through high school, I struggled with math. When I came to SCI, I enrolled in the Business Accounting Specialist program to see if I could do it. SCI provided me with the accounting skills I needed to help me find a career. Now, I have an amazing career and room to grow in the company.”

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Crystal H.
Business Accounting

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