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Pharmacy Technician Schools in Colorado

There are 13 schools in the state of Colorado offering pharmacy technician programs. 392 students graduated from programs at Colorado pharmacy technician schools in 2010. 377 of all these students graduated with certificates and 15 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 315 students graduate from programs in Colorado in pharmacy technology per year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from pharmacy technician programs. More specifically, 377 students graduated with certificates in pharmacy technology and 15 with a degree at the associate's level.

13 pharmacy technician schools are located in this state. And out of these, five schools are public, while eight schools are private. Public pharmacy technician school tuition varies from $2,492 to $3,134, while private pharmacy technician school tuition varies from $10,150 to $23,440.

Average tuition for pharmacy technician programs is $5,547. While the highest tuition for pharmacy technician programs, which is $23,440 per year, is at Heritage College-Denver, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $2,492 per year, is at Arapahoe Community College.

Schools in this state offer certificates and associates degrees for pharmacy technician students.

Pharmacy Technician Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

On average, 315 students graduate from programs in Colorado in pharmacy technology per year. This accounts for 1% of students who US schools graduate from pharmacy technician programs. More specifically, 377 students graduated with certificates in pharmacy technology and 15 with a degree at the associate's level.

Pharmacy Technician Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 261
  • Certificate 2007: 206
  • Certificate 2008: 225
  • Certificate 2009: 254
  • Certificate 2010: 377
  • Associate 2006: 12
  • Associate 2007: 3
  • Associate 2008: 14
  • Associate 2009: 10
  • Associate 2010: 15

Pharmacy Technician Program Availability in Colorado

Schools in this state offer a total of 14 programs in pharmacy technology. Of these programs, close to 85.7% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Pharmacy Technician Program Availability in Colorado

  • Certificate: 12
  • Associate: 2

Career Trends

Pharmacy Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Pharmacy Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Pharmacy Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22050
  • 25th Percentile: 25820
  • Median: 30640
  • 75th Percentile: 35920
  • 90th Percentile: 40580

Career Trends

Pharmacy Technicians — Employment Trend

Pharmacy Technicians — Employment Trend

Pharmacy Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29780
  • Median Salary 2007: 30680
  • Median Salary 2008: 31320
  • Median Salary 2009: 30790
  • Median Salary 2010: 30640
  • Total Employed 2006: 3440
  • Total Employed 2007: 3760
  • Total Employed 2008: 4220
  • Total Employed 2009: 4450
  • Total Employed 2010: 4500

Colorado vs National Pharmacy Technician Employment

Colorado vs National Pharmacy Technician Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 1.349% (4500)

Pharmacy Technician Schools in Colorado

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1. Everest College - Aurora

14280 East Jewell Ave
Aurora, CO 80012-5692
(303) 745-6244

Everest College-Aurora is near the center of the city and it offers one pharmacy technician program. This small school is the third biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering pharmacy technology in terms of programs.

2. Kaplan College - Denver

500 E. 84th Ave.- W-200
Thornton, CO 80229
(303) 295-0550

Kaplan College-Denver offers one program in pharmacy technology and it is located in the suburbs of Thornton, Colorado. In terms of programs, this school is the seventh largest institution in the state of Colorado offering pharmacy technology.

3. National American University - Denver

1325 S. Colorado Boulevard- Suite 100
Denver, CO 80222-3308
(303) 876-7100

National American University-Denver is a for-profit 4-year institution, founded in 1974. This school, which is 4.0 miles from the center of the city, is in Denver, CO. This very small school is one of several campuses. This school offers subjects such as nursing, human resources, and medical coding. Students are offered one certificate, 11 associates level degrees, and nine degrees at the bachelors level by it. 449 students sought degrees from the 19 programs at this school in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this school.

4. Emily Griffith Technical College

1250 Welton Street
Denver, CO 80204-2197
(720) 423-4700

Emily Griffith Technical College offers one program in pharmacy technology and this school, which is 0.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Denver, CO. This school is one of 31 public post-secondary institutions in Colorado. This vocational school is the oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering pharmacy technician programs.

5. Heritage College - Denver

12 Lakeside Lane
Denver, CO 80212
(303) 477-7240

Heritage College-Denver is in the suburbs of Denver, Colorado and this school offers one pharmacy technician program. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in pharmacy technology.

6. Remington College - Colorado Springs

6050 Erin Park Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80918-3401
(719) 532-1234

Remington College-Colorado Springs is near the center of the city and it offers one program in pharmacy technology. Overall, 188 students pursue degrees in four Remington College-Colorado Springs programs.

7. The Institute of Business and Medical Careers

3842 South Mason Street
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 223-2669

The Institute of Business and Medical Careers, which is 3.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Fort Collins, CO and this school offers one pharmacy technician program. This vocational school is one of 33 vocational schools in Colorado. This school is the largest institution in the state of Colorado offering pharmacy technology in terms of programs.

8. The Pima Medical Institute - Denver

7475 Dakin St Suite 100
Denver, CO 80221
(303) 426-1800

The Pima Medical Institute-Denver is in the suburbs of Denver, Colorado and this school offers one program in pharmacy technology. This small school is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering pharmacy technology.

9. Everest College - Thornton

9065 Grant St
Thornton, CO 80229
(303) 457-2757

Everest College-Thornton offers one pharmacy technician program and this school is located in the suburbs of Thornton, Colorado. 752 students seek degrees in 12 programs at this school, overall.

10. Pueblo Community College

900 West Orman Avenue
Pueblo, CO 81004-1499
(719) 549-3200

Pueblo Community College is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in pharmacy technology. This community college is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering pharmacy technician programs.

11. The Pima Medical Institute - Colorado Springs

3770 Citadel Drive North
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
(719) 482-7462

The Pima Medical Institute-Colorado Springs is near the heart of downtown and this school offers one program in pharmacy technology. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the tenth largest institution in the state of Colorado offering pharmacy technology.

12. Arapahoe Community College

5900 S. Santa Fe Dr.
Littleton, CO 80160-9002
(303) 797-4222

Arapahoe Community College is located in the suburbs of Littleton, Colorado and it offers one program in pharmacy technology. 9,961 students seek degrees in 60 Arapahoe Community College programs, overall. This college is the third biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering pharmacy technology.

13. Pikes Peak Community College

5675 S Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5498
(719) 502-2000

Pikes Peak Community College is located in the suburbs of Colorado Springs, Colorado. It offers two pharmacy technician programs. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in pharmacy technology by this college and one pharmacy technician degree at the associate's level. It is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado. This college is the biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering pharmacy technology in terms of programs.

14. Front Range Community College

3645 W 112th Ave
Westminster, CO 80031
(303) 404-5000

Front Range Community College offers one pharmacy technician program and this college is located in the suburbs of Westminster, Colorado. 20,092 students pursue degrees in 54 Front Range Community College programs, overall. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Colorado offering programs in pharmacy technology.