The demand for pharmacy technicians is projected to grow by 9 percent by 2024, making this an excellent field to explore. Pharmacy technicians help pharmacists formulate, label, and dispense medications at community or institutional facilities.
In partnership with Career Step, IUP is offering an online, noncredit certificate program that prepares you to sit for national certification as a pharmacy technician immediately upon graduation. This program can be completed in 600 hours.
As part of your curricluum, you will receive a hands-on lab experience as well as an externship at a community pharmacy such as Walgreens or CVS Pharmacy.
Learn more at
Career Step—choose the Pharmacy Technician link.