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Pharmacy Technician Program in Modesto, CA

Train for career in a medical setting, where you can serve patients behind the scenes and on the front lines of pharmacy care. IOT Modesto offers pharmacy technician training in Modesto, CA.

A community of learning

Our pharmacy technician program on our Modesto campus immerses you in the hands-on aspects of your job, from stocking, preparing and packaging medications, to understanding pharmacy law and applying pharmacy technology. Our highly experienced instructors and a strong peer network will reinforce your learning and prepare for you for your career.

PioneerRX Software

Our pharmacy program partners with PioneerRx, the top pharmacy management system in the industry. PioneerRx enhances our curriculum with a hands-on approach to learning that simulates the functions and workflow of today’s most innovative pharmacies. For more information, visit https://www.pioneerrx.com. See how PioneerRx compares to other pharmacy software vendors at http://www.pharmacysoftwarereviews.com.

Training that transfers to your career

We want you to be able to step right into your pharmacy tech role with the skills and knowledge you need to be successful from day one. Besides real-world career education that bridges your classroom learning with your career, upon graduation you may be eligible to sit for and obtain national certification through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB).

Where can I work?

As a graduate of our program there are many opportunities that you’ll be able to explore and serve, such as:

  • Pharmacies and drugstores
  • Hospitals
  • General merchandise stores
  • Grocery stores
  • Ambulatory healthcare services

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Hours of Instruction/Program Length

This program is 860 hours and 47.5 quarter credit hours. Classes are held Monday through Thursday for 40 weeks. An Independent Study component is included. See your admissions representative for available class times.

Get Started

If you’re looking for pharmacy tech training, California is where your search ends, at our Modesto campus community where you can prepare to support a critical role in pharmacy care. Request information about our accelerated programs. We serve the Modesto, Stockton, Turlock, Manteca, Tracy & surrounding areas.

Program Cost: $17,440.00 + Fees, Books, and Supplies
Credit Hours: 47.5 quarter credit hours

Median Federal Loan Amount: $5,444.00
Median Private Loan Amount: $0.00
Median Institutional Loan Amount: $0.00

For a breakdown of program costs, view our Tuition and Expenses page.

The performance numbers listed here represent the Completion and Placement Rates for this program across all campuses.

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 68%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 79%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2015 and February 29, 2016 are included in this calculation. 6.7% of the graduates, (or 1 graduate), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, incarceration, active military service deployment, the onset of a medical condition that prevents employment, or they were an international student who returned to their country of origin, or they continued their education in an accredited institution of higher education (postsecondary) on at least a half-time basis. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation for calculating programmatic placement rates.

BPPE On-time Completion Rate: 48%
BPPE Placement Rate: 73%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program within 100% of normal program length and were scheduled to graduate in 2016 are included in this calculation. 6.3% of the graduates, (or 1 graduate), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, become incarcerated, are called to active military duty, are international students that leave the United States or do not have a visa allowing employment in the United States, or are continuing their education in an accredited or bureau-approved postsecondary institution. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education regulations for calculating annual programmatic placement rates.

Graduates of this program are trained for employment in any of the following Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes.

SOC Code Occupation
25-1071 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians
31-9095 Pharmacy Aides
+ Program Cost

Program Cost: $17,440.00 + Fees, Books, and Supplies
Credit Hours: 47.5 quarter credit hours

Median Federal Loan Amount: $5,444.00
Median Private Loan Amount: $0.00
Median Institutional Loan Amount: $0.00

For a breakdown of program costs, view our Tuition and Expenses page.

+ Program Performance

The performance numbers listed here represent the Completion and Placement Rates for this program across all campuses.

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 68%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 79%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2015 and February 29, 2016 are included in this calculation. 6.7% of the graduates, (or 1 graduate), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, incarceration, active military service deployment, the onset of a medical condition that prevents employment, or they were an international student who returned to their country of origin, or they continued their education in an accredited institution of higher education (postsecondary) on at least a half-time basis. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation for calculating programmatic placement rates.

BPPE On-time Completion Rate: 48%
BPPE Placement Rate: 73%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program within 100% of normal program length and were scheduled to graduate in 2016 are included in this calculation. 6.3% of the graduates, (or 1 graduate), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, become incarcerated, are called to active military duty, are international students that leave the United States or do not have a visa allowing employment in the United States, or are continuing their education in an accredited or bureau-approved postsecondary institution. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education regulations for calculating annual programmatic placement rates.

+ Occupational Outcomes

Graduates of this program are trained for employment in any of the following Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes.

SOC Code Occupation
25-1071 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians
31-9095 Pharmacy Aides