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Pharmacy Assistant

Program Duration: 1 Academic Year - 43 Weeks

Accreditation: Evergreen College Diploma

Program Overview  

The Evergreen College Pharmacy Assistant program covers diverse topics required to successfully work under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, including basic pharmacology, drug and medical terminology and best practices. Students in this program will also be well versed in ethics and personal safety. 

What You Will Learn

The Pharmacy Assistant program prepares students for a challenging and rewarding career assisting licensed pharmacists in the operations of running a pharmacy. Students will acquire the necessary skills required to fill orders, manage client information, prepare and process paperwork, identify breakdowns for prescriptions as well as train with leading pharmaceutical computer software. Students will also learn how to effectively manage inventory and handle a number of administrative duties involved in this rewarding career.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Pharmacy Assistant program can look forward to career opportunities in a number of related fields, including:

Retail Pharmacies (privately owned or as part of a chain)

Health Care Facilities

Industrial Pharmacies

Pharmaceutical Laboratories

Clinics

Mail-Order/Online Pharmacies

Pharmaceutical Wholesalers

Federal Government

The Evergreen College Advantage

At Evergreen College we believe that furthering your education is a worthwhile investment in your future. We are here for our students every step of the way. Our dedicated staff and faculty assist you from the moment you register to the proud moment you graduate. 

As part of Pharmacy Assistant program, students will gain 200 hours of field placement before entering the workforce. Upon graduation, students can also take advantage of The Evergreen College Job Search Workshop. 

Enroll today and let us help you achieve your academic and career goals.

Next Steps

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Grad Testimonial

My name is Manesa Barnes; I'm an international student from Jamaica. Coming to a new country and adapting to the new lifestyle was different at first but as I meet friends along the way and open up more both in my language and those in my surroundings, I see myself improving since I started Evergreen College. I'm no long the shy person; thanks to Evergreen College. I have successfully completed the ECA program and now I'm currently enrolled in the community service program (CSW). I feel like I have accomplish a lot by doing assignments and group work. The ECA class was really great, because I appreciate the small classes because I feel that it enhanced my learning skills and encourage me to have one on one conversation with my professor and classmates. My perspective of the class was that it had a friendly environment that made me feel welcome. I enjoyed my field placement which I did for four months. Overtime as I got more Intune in what I was doing, the children became my priority. My professor prepare me for my field placement very well, so when I went out in the field I knew what I was doing because I knew how to apply what I've learned. While I was in the ECA class, I got the opportunity to visit the Scott Mission. By being involve in donating items such as clothing, can foods and money that was put together from the bake sale by the ECA class and professor.
Manesa Barnes

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