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Pharmacy Technician

Do you aspire to serve on the front lines of pharmacy patient care? You can turn your aspirations into a career bridging the behind-the-scenes operations of a pharmacy with patient satisfaction through IOT’s pharmacy technician diploma program. IOT prepares you to serve pharmacists and patients in just a short time!

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Believing in your real-world success

We believe in your success in the classroom and beyond, so we prepare you for the pharmacy work setting with hands-on training in these knowledge and skill areas:

  • Customer service
  • Ordering medications
  • Packaging medications
  • Pharmacy technology and law
  • Preparing medications
  • Stocking and receiving medications

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).

In addition to real-world preparation in your specialty, IOT gives you these advantages:

  • A lab coat and supplies are required and are available for purchase
  • As a graduate of IOT, you may be eligible to sit for and obtain national certification
  • Pharmacy Technician Registration Application and Requirement Package is provided during program

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.

What can I do with the Pharmacy Technician program?

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

What Program Graduates Say

  • "When I went and they told me what programs they had to offer, I decided professional medical assisting is what I wanted to do. The process was very easy and they had financial aid I qualified for which was great!"

    Christa G.

  • "IOT had the program I wanted [MAA], in a convenient location. I loved the classes, teachers, and staff. It gave me more information to care for my disabled husband [through the MAA program] and I have been able to find employment that is flexible and rewarding."

    BC

Where Can I Study?

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 59%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 80%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019 are included in this calculation. 0% of the graduates (or 0 graduates), 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.

Program Cost: $18,328.00 + Fees, Books, and Supplies
Credit Hours: 47.5 quarter credit hours

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: 69%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019 are included in this calculation. 5.9% 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 150% Graduation Rate: 56%
BPPE Placement Rate: 77%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program within 150% of normal program length and were scheduled to graduate in 2019 are included in this calculation. 7.1% 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

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 88%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 50%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019 are included in this calculation. 14.3% 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, 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.

Program Cost: $18,328.00 + Fees, Books, and Supplies
Credit Hours: 47.5 quarter credit hours

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: 69%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019 are included in this calculation. 5.9% 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 150% Graduation Rate: 56%
BPPE Placement Rate: 77%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program within 150% of normal program length and were scheduled to graduate in 2019 are included in this calculation. 7.1% 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

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 59%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 80%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019 are included in this calculation. 0% of the graduates (or 0 graduates), 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.

Program Cost: $18,328.00 + Fees, Books, and Supplies
Credit Hours: 47.5 quarter credit hours

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: 69%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019 are included in this calculation. 5.9% 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 150% Graduation Rate: 56%
BPPE Placement Rate: 77%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program within 150% of normal program length and were scheduled to graduate in 2019 are included in this calculation. 7.1% 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

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 88%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 50%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019 are included in this calculation. 14.3% 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, 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.

Program Cost: $18,328.00 + Fees, Books, and Supplies
Credit Hours: 47.5 quarter credit hours

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: 69%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between March 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019 are included in this calculation. 5.9% 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 150% Graduation Rate: 56%
BPPE Placement Rate: 77%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program within 150% of normal program length and were scheduled to graduate in 2019 are included in this calculation. 7.1% 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