Pharmacy Technician Training at CUNY Bronx Community College

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Pharmacy Technician Training

The pharmacy technician program at CUNY Bronx Community College prepares students for careers assisting pharmacists in pharmacies and healthcare organizations. The program focuses on preparing medications, providing medications and related assistance to patients, and managing pharmacy clinical and business operations. Program courses include: medical and pharmaceutical terminology, drug identification, pharmacy laboratory procedures, prescription interpretation, measurement and testing techniques, pharmacy business operations, prescription preparation, logistics and dispensing operations, and applicable standards and regulations. Get more details below including other New York colleges that offer pharmacy technician training.

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Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Pharmacy Technician program at CUNY Bronx Community College, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.

Pharmacy Technicians

Description

Prepare medications under the direction of a pharmacist. May measure, mix, count out, label, and record amounts and dosages of medications according to prescription orders.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, pharmacy technicians employment is expected to grow at a rate of 32.4% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 2,360
    • Average Hourly Rate: $16.54
    • Average Annual Salary: $34,400
  • Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 2,580
    • Average Hourly Rate: $14.42
    • Average Annual Salary: $29,990
  • Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 2,270
    • Average Hourly Rate: $15.87
    • Average Annual Salary: $33,000
  • New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 9,870
    • Average Hourly Rate: $16.45
    • Average Annual Salary: $34,210

Pharmacy Aides

Description

Record drugs delivered to the pharmacy, store incoming merchandise, and inform the supervisor of stock needs. May operate cash register and accept prescriptions for filling.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, pharmacy aides employment is expected to grow at a rate of 28.6% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 200
    • Average Hourly Rate: $10.42
    • Average Annual Salary: $21,680
  • Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 350
    • Average Hourly Rate: $14.12
    • Average Annual Salary: $29,380
  • Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division
    • Average Hourly Rate: $9.45
    • Average Annual Salary: $19,650
  • New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 1,210
    • Average Hourly Rate: $11.85
    • Average Annual Salary: $24,650

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Pharmacy Technician Programs in New York

Pharmacy Technician programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Monroe College

Bronx, NY
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 23 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (A)
  • Pharmacy Technician (A)

The Manhattan Institute

New York, NY
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 160 students completed this program

Programs

  • Pharmacy Technician (C)

Sanford - Brown Institute

New York, NY
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 58 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (C)
  • Pharmacy Technician (C)

Bramson ORT College

Forest Hills, NY
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 29 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (C,A)
  • Pharmacy Technician (C,A)

ASA Institute of Business and Computer Technology

Brooklyn, NY
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 72 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (A)
  • Pharmacy Technician (A)

Sanford - Brown Institute

Garden City, NY
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 73 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (C)
  • Pharmacy Technician (C)

Franklin Career Institute

Hempstead, NY
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (C)
  • Pharmacy Technician (C)

Onondaga Cortland Madison BOCES

Liverpool, NY
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College
  • 36 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Assistant (C)
  • Pharmacy Technician (C)

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Contact Information

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Admissions Office

  • Phone: (718) 289-5888

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (718) 289-5700

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