This new program marks an expansion of offerings for the allied health school, which has twenty campus locations in three states. Additional programs vary by location, but can also include Medical Assisting, Dental Assisting and Medical Insurance Billing and Office Administration.
About the Pharmacy Technician Program
The Pharmacy Technician program is thirty-six weeks in length. Thirty weeks are focused on lecture and practical skills. The remaining six weeks consist of a thirty-hour per week externship.
By the end of the program, students will be able to assist pharmacists in processing prescriptions and be able to identify, measure, and supply pharmaceutical products that have been ordered by a medical doctor. Additional duties include verifying prescriptions for completion and accuracy, handling telephone inquiries and answering questions that do not require a pharmacist’s expertise or judgment, as well as preparing and labeling medications for patients. Duties may vary based upon whether the pharmacy tech is located in a retail or hospital setting. Upon successful completion of all requirements, graduates will receive a certificate from Ross.
“We’re excited to offer the opportunity to train individuals in this growth-oriented career,” said Sharon Treumuth, Executive Vice President of Operations, LLC. “As the population ages, pharmacy techs will be poised to assume expanded roles.”
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for Pharmacy Technicians is expected to grow by thirty-one percent through 20181.
Certification for Pharmacy Technicians is required for employment in many states, and many states require a Pharmacy Technician to register with their respective state board of pharmacy. Graduates of the program are eligible to take the National Certification Examination for Pharmacy Technicians (CPhT) offered by the Pharmacy Technicians Certification Board (PTCB) or the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).
Enroll in Ross’s Pharmacy Technician Program Today
To find out more about the Pharmacy Technician program, visit us online at www.RossEducation.edu or call toll-free, (800) 833-ROSS (7677), or visit one of our campuses below.
8110 Murphy Dr.
Brighton, MI 48116
815 S. State St.
Davison, MI 48423
4122 Lima Rd., Unit A5
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
445 E. University Dr.
Granger, IN 46530
11590 Century Blvd., Ste. 210
Cincinnati, OH 45246
5555 Youngstown-Warren Rd., Unit 909
Niles, OH 44446
5834 Monroe St., Stes. F-J
Sylvania, OH 43560
About Ross Medical Education Center
Since 1976, Ross Medical Education Center has dedicated itself to providing a quality curriculum that meets the needs of students who desire focused, short-term allied health education. Ross has 20 locations throughout Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. All of its schools are accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), which is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education for the accreditation of private, postsecondary allied health education programs in the United States. Each Ross campus is also licensed by the state in which it is located. More information can be found at www.RossEducation.edu or by calling toll-free, (800) 833-ROSS (7677).
For information on graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program and other important information, visit www.RossEducation.edu/