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As one of the premier Pharmacy Technician Schools in Nevada, you will learn how to become a Pharmacy Technician by training in Las Vegas under nationally certified instructors as you work towards an exciting career in healthcare.
Our Pharmacy Technician courses combine online learning with hands-on training. Your Pharmacy Technician classes prepare you to graduate with a diploma which qualifies you to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician.
We believe in offering our students the best Pharmacy Tech career opportunities possible, which is why our Pharmacy Technician programs offer exceptional preparatory classes to help you earn your national Pharmacy Tech certification.
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"This program gave me confidence."
"This program gave me confidence. Basically, I feel that, compared to how I was when I started to now I can say that I believe in myself more. The faculty and administrators on the campus really gave me that push that convinced me I could do it."
Northwest’s schedule allows you to attend Pharmacy Tech training, care for family and have a balanced life in Las Vegas while advancing towards your new career.
You will work with established, seasoned instructors to learn every aspect of being a pharmacy technician.
Northwest’s student-centered philosophy means that you come first in our Pharmacy Tech School in Las Vegas.
Becoming a nationally certified pharmacy technician CPhT enhances your ability to find employment and demonstrates your competency in the profession; we know how to get you there with Northwest’s Pharmacy Technician Program.
Northwest offers a blended program including online and on-campus classes with weekly workshops and whiteboard classes on campus to accommodate your work and family schedule.
Each student is provided a laptop for easy internet and online class access.
Northwest’s Career Services team works with you to help you find the best Pharmacy Tech employment opportunity in Las Vegas that fits your needs.
The Pharmacy Technician Las Vegas program at Northwest Career College prepares students to work in any type of healthcare facility that distributes or prepares prescriptions. Our superior online program, combined with exceptional hands-on training on campus provides students the skills to work immediately upon graduation. There's never a dull moment in the Pharmacy Technician Program.
Pharmacy Technician (US DOE CIP CODE: 51.0805)
Employment for Pharm Techs is expected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029, faster than average for all occupations according to the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Yes, to become a Pharmacy Technician requires the successful completion of an ASHP-approved Pharmacy Technician school or training program. An alternative is the completion of at least 1,500 hours of training and experience as a registered pharmacy technician-in-training who is employed in a Nevada licensed pharmacy, under the supervision of a managing pharmacist.
The Nevada State Board of Pharmacy requires all applicants to have a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Pharmacy Technicians are required to have a Nevada State Board of Pharmacy License, which must be renewed every two years.
An entry-level Pharmacy Technician typically makes between $26,000 and $36,000 per year, while the average salary for a Pharmacy Technician in Nevada is around $38,000 per year.
On-campus or blended programs allow students to perform the operations of a Pharmacy Technician in a hands-on environment. This allow students to practice and perfect the skills needed to fill and compound medications properly for use in a community or institutional pharmacy setting.
On-campus or blended programs also allow students to interact with their instructors and build better connections with other Pharmacy Technicians and students for their future careers.