Learn to help pharmacists fill prescriptions by compounding pills, ointments, IV solutions and more.
Prepare for career opportunities in retail and hospital settings.
Complete your diploma in as few as six months of study.*
Available at Concorde in Memphis.
Medication can change lives. By training for a career as a pharmacy technician, you can learn to help people gain access to the treatment they need to feel better. Pharmacy techs help fill prescriptions by compounding (mixing) medications. They also perform administrative duties and provide customer service to pharmacy patients.
Concorde Career College in Memphis offers a six-month diploma program that can prepare you for retail or hospital jobs and help you stand out in the job market.
Pharmacy Technician Curriculum
This diploma program combines foundational knowledge of medical terminology, pharmacology, office administration procedures, and more. It includes hands-on training in compounding, plus an externshipᶛ to help you understand how concepts you learn in the classroom apply in the real world.
- Pharmacology I and II with Lab
- Introduction to Pharmacy Practice
- Compounding and Aseptic Techniques
- Career Path Success
ᶛ Externships are a non-paid in-person learning experience, whose length and location may be subject to change. Concorde does not guarantee externship placement, graduation, post-externship employment or salary outcomes.
*Program length may be subject to change dependent on transfer credits and course load. Please refer to current course catalog for more information. Concorde does not guarantee admittance, graduation, subsequent employment or salary amount. The associate of science degree program is currently only available through the Memphis, TN and Southaven, MS campuses.