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Pharmacy Technician Certificate and Degree Program in Las Vegas

Pharmacy Technician Career Training in as Little as 11 Months*

Looking for a rewarding career in the healthcare field? Asher College’s Pharmacy Technician program gets you trained and on your path to a rewarding career through hands-on training and support from dedicated instructors.

Our Pharmacy Technician program is tailored to those students who require a flexible schedule to meet their education goals. You’ll be able to take classes during the day, evening, and even on the weekends.

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The best way to see if Asher College is the right fit for you is to see it for yourself. You can tour our facilities and meet with both students and instructors. Book a Tour Now or Get More Info.

Becoming a Pharmacy Technician 

As a Pharmacy Technician, you’ll be integral to the success of any pharmacy. You’ll be responsible for helping licensed pharmacists fill and dispense medications prescribed to patients by medical professionals.

You don’t need extensive previous technical experience to pursue a career as a Pharmacy Technician. Asher College teaches this program at all of their campuses. Training for the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) is included in your program and we also help graduates apply for their state pharmacy technician licenses.

If you’re passionate and enjoy helping people in the medical field, training to become a pharmacy technician may be the right option for you.

Learn more about your future career in healthcare today and see just how far you can go with Asher College.

Las Vegas Campus

Asher College’s Las Vegas Campus opened in 2011, and its graduates are now employed throughout the Las Vegas region. We provide classroom and hands-on training experience that focuses on the skills identified by our Las Vegas advisory board made up of local Las Vegas employers.

Vocational College

When you choose Asher College in Las Vegas for your education and training, you will join the many Asher alumni currently employed in and around the region.

Trade School

As a student at Asher College Las Vegas, you will have access to our facilities and resources, personalized instruction from experienced faculty, and the support of staff and fellow students, and as a graduate of Asher College Las Vegas, you will be positioned for numerous employment opportunities.

Pharmacy Technician Program Details

The Pharmacy Technician Program prepares you with a comprehensive set of skills necessary to become employable as a Pharmacy Technician. Once you have the skills and your license, you may find work in:

  • Hospitals
  • Nursing Homes
  • Retail Pharmacies (Drugstore Chains, Grocery Stores)
  • Insurance Companies
  • Mail-Order and Web-Based Pharmacies
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Wholesalers
  • Government Agencies

Your job responsibilities will vary depending on the type of employment you secure. In most pharmacies, the Pharmacy Technician is the first point-of-contact for customers. You’ll establish and maintain patient record files, submit insurance claim forms, and manage prescription and over-the-counter medication inventories.

The Pharmacy Technician Program provides students with the career knowledge to:

  • Adhere to HIPAA, Federal and State regulations concerning confidentiality in the medical field
  • Fill prescriptions under the direct supervision of a pharmacist
  • Utilize software applications relevant to the pharmacy
  • Understand Brand and Generic Medications, as well as OTC-Over the Counter
  • Recognize the classifications of Drugs and scheduled drugs
  • Comprehend and perform Insurance procedures
  • Sit for the Pharmacy Technician Certification exam (PTCE) proctored through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)


Certification & Associate Degree Options

This program has both certification and degree options. Students earning their associate degree will also take American Government, Business Communication, Business Math, Critical Thinking, Introduction to Business & Principles of Management. Asher accepts transfer credits. If you have taken any of these courses at another college, ask an Admissions Advisor to have your transcripts reviewed prior to enrollment. * Nevada Students are also required to take Nevada Constitution

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Career Opportunities

With your skillset from Asher College, you can pursue a variety of pharmaceutical careers, and may find yourself working as a/an:

  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Pharmacy Clerk
  • Pharmacy Assistant
  • Medication Technician
  • Central Fill Technician
  • Insurance Representative


By partnering with PioneerRx Pharmacy Software, our program allows students to learn in a real-world environment using the most installed software for independent pharmacies. Students enhance their clinical and functional skills by training in a pharmacy system that is innovative, robust, and feature-rich.

The Pharmacy Technician program in Dallas, Las Vegas and Sacramento have been approved by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)/Pharmacy Technician Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Asher College's career-focused programs can help you transform your career goals into reality

Market-Driven Education

We have an advisory board that helps shape our curriculum. This allows us to alter the curriculum based on recommendations from employers who hire our graduates.

Classes Start Every 2-4 Weeks

Don’t wait around to enroll — our courses begin every 2-4 weeks so you can start your program as soon as you’re ready. Begin your path to a new career quickly with Asher Colleg

Personalized Attention

We’re a small college, which makes Asher feel like an extended family. Each instructor and faculty member will get to know you by name and help you along the way.

I visited five different schools before I chose Asher because I figured Asher was the perfect fit. My favorite class at Asher would have to be Career Success... If you have the chance to go to Asher, do it!

- Daylene Perry, Medical Records Specialist

Build Career Success Skills

Your time at Asher won’t just be devoted to learning the technical skills of your chosen profession — we also prepare you for the job search with interview tactics, communication skills, resume preparation, and cover letter writing.

An Asher College instructor will work with you one-on-one to develop these skills so that you’ll feel confident about pursuing your career once you graduate.

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