With a high school certificate or GED you can enroll in a pharmacy technician career training program and get the skills you need to start a healthcare career in a fraction of the time it takes to complete a traditional college degree.
One healthcare career that’s listed in U.S. News & World Report’s Top 25 jobs for high school graduates is pharmacy technician.
This healthcare career offers good pay, job security, and the potential for career advancement.
What Have You Learned About Yourself During High School?
Even if you don’t have a clear career vision as you work towards graduating high school, you probably have a good idea of the skills and abilities you possess that will help you shine in the career you choose to pursue.
When you think of those skills and abilities, do any of these come to mind?
- Customer service
- Time management
- A head for math
- Problem-solving abilities
- Work ethic
- A caring nature
- Attention to detail
These are skills and abilities that pharmacy techs demonstrate as they help pharmacists prepare and dispense prescription medication to customers, consumers, and health professionals.
If you recognize yourself as possessing a number of these skills and abilities, you may be the kind of pharmacy tech employers are looking to hire.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that pharmacy tech employment is projected to grow 9 percent from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations.
Pharmacy techs with formal education or training, previous work experience, and national certification are increasingly needed to meet today’s growing demands for pharmaceutical services.
Can you see yourself training to become a pharmacy tech?
BAMA’s 2018 Pharmacy Technician Career Training Program High School Scholarship
Will you be a graduating high school in 2018? Do you go to school and live in the San Francisco Bay Area? Would you like to train to become a pharmacy tech?
If that describes you, read more about Bay Area Medical Academy’s 2018 Pharmacy Technician Program High School Scholarship here.
You’ll learn about:
- Scholarship eligibility requirements
- How scholarship awardees are selected
- Where you should send your application
- … Plus more about what a pharmacy tech does and the healthcare facilities where they work
Do you want to get an idea of what it’s like being a pharmacy tech student studying at Bay Area Medical Academy?
Discover more by watching the student success video below!