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Pharmacy Technician Schools in Louisiana

There are 12 schools in the state of Louisiana offering pharmacy technician programs. 330 students graduated with degrees from Louisiana pharmacy technician schools in 2010. 314 of all these students graduated with certificates and 16 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 298 students graduate from programs in this state in pharmacy technology per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from pharmacy technician programs. Out of those, 314 students graduated with certificates in pharmacy technology and 16 with a degree at the associate's level.

12 pharmacy technician schools are in Louisiana. Out of these, while six schools are private, six schools are public. Private pharmacy technician school tuition varies from $8,265 to $14,745, while tuition at a public pharmacy technician school varies from $1,032 to $2,955.

Average tuition for programs in pharmacy technology is $3,196. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $1,032 every year, is at South Central Louisiana Technical College-Young Memorial, the highest tuition for programs in pharmacy technology, which is $14,745 each year, is at Remington College-Baton Rouge.

Louisiana schools offer certificates and associates degrees in pharmacy technician.

Pharmacy Technician Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

On average, 298 students graduate from programs in this state in pharmacy technology per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from pharmacy technician programs. Out of those, 314 students graduated with certificates in pharmacy technology and 16 with a degree at the associate's level.

Pharmacy Technician Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 179
  • Certificate 2007: 237
  • Certificate 2008: 258
  • Certificate 2009: 220
  • Certificate 2010: 314
  • Associate 2006: 4
  • Associate 2007: 6
  • Associate 2008: 9
  • Associate 2009: 19
  • Associate 2010: 16

Pharmacy Technician Program Availability in Louisiana

Schools in this state offer a total of 13 pharmacy technician programs. Of these programs, close to 92.3% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Pharmacy Technician Program Availability in Louisiana

  • Certificate: 12
  • Associate: 1

Career Trends

Pharmacy Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Pharmacy Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Pharmacy Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20610
  • 25th Percentile: 23580
  • Median: 27560
  • 75th Percentile: 31830
  • 90th Percentile: 36880

Career Trends

Pharmacy Technicians — Employment Trend

Pharmacy Technicians — Employment Trend

Pharmacy Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 23050
  • Median Salary 2007: 23930
  • Median Salary 2008: 25540
  • Median Salary 2009: 26390
  • Median Salary 2010: 27560
  • Total Employed 2006: 3840
  • Total Employed 2007: 4030
  • Total Employed 2008: 4600
  • Total Employed 2009: 4830
  • Total Employed 2010: 5140

Louisiana vs National Pharmacy Technician Employment

Louisiana vs National Pharmacy Technician Employment

  • Employed in Louisiana: 1.541% (5140)

Pharmacy Technician Schools in Louisiana

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1. Louisiana State University - Alexandria

8100 Hwy 71 South
Alexandria, LA 71302-9121
(318) 445-3672

Louisiana State University-Alexandria is located in Alexandria, Louisiana, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and LSU Alexandria offers one program in pharmacy technology. LSUA is one of 5 liberal arts colleges in Louisiana. This liberal arts college ranks sixth in terms of enrollment in the state of Louisiana.

2. Remington College - Baton Rouge

10551 Coursey Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
(225) 236-3200

Remington College-Baton Rouge offers one pharmacy technician program and it is 5.4 miles from the center of the city. RC is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering pharmacy technology in terms of programs.

3. Ayers Career College

8820 Jewella Ave
Shreveport, LA 71118
(318) 868-3000

Ayers Career College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Shreveport, LA and it offers one pharmacy technician program. Overall, 343 students seek degrees in four programs at this school. This school is the second largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering pharmacy technology in terms of programs.

4. The Unitech Training Academy - Houma

1227 Grand Calliou Rd
Houma, LA 70363
(985) 223-1755

The Unitech Training Academy-Houma offers one program in pharmacy technology and this school is 2.2 miles from the center of the city. It is one of 48 vocational schools in Louisiana.

5. The Unitech Training Academy - West Monroe

111 Crosley St. Suite 4
West Monroe, LA 71291
(318) 651-8001

The Unitech Training Academy-West Monroe is in the suburbs of West Monroe, Louisiana and this school offers one program in pharmacy technology. This school is one of 48 vocational schools in Louisiana.

6. The Unitech Training Academy - Lafayette

3605 Ambassador Caffery
Lafayette, LA 70503
(337) 988-6764

The Unitech Training Academy-Lafayette is 4.6 miles from the heart of downtown and this school offers one pharmacy technician program. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

7. Acadiana Technical College - Lafayette

1101 Bertrand Dr
Lafayette, LA 70506-4909
(337) 262-5962

Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette is 1.8 miles from the center of the city and it offers one program in pharmacy technology. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering pharmacy technician programs.

8. The Medvance Institute - Baton Rouge

9255 Interline Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70809-1908
(225) 248-1015

The Medvance Institute-Baton Rouge is near the center of the city and it offers one program in pharmacy technology. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering pharmacy technology in terms of programs.

9. Central Louisiana Technical College - Alexandria

4311 South MacArthur Drive
Alexandria, LA 71302-3137
(318) 487-5443x160

Central Louisiana Technical College-Alexandria is 3.6 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one program in pharmacy technology. This technical college is one of 14 technical colleges in Louisiana. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering pharmacy technology in terms of programs.

10. South Central Louisiana Technical College - Young Memorial

900 Youngs Road
Morgan City, LA 70380
(985) 380-2436

South Central Louisiana Technical College-Young Memorial offers one pharmacy technician program and it is in Morgan City, Louisiana, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school is a public 2-year institution. This technical college is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering pharmacy technician programs.

11. Delgado Community College

615 City Park Ave
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 361-6410

Delgado Community College offers one program in pharmacy technology and this college, which is 3.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in New Orleans, LA. 18,204 students seek degrees in 99 programs at this college, overall. This college is the oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering pharmacy technician programs.

12. Bossier Parish Community College

6220 East Texas
Bossier City, LA 71111-6922
(318) 678-6000x6206

Bossier Parish Community College offers two programs in pharmacy technology. More specifically, it offers one pharmacy technician certificate to students and one associate's level pharmacy technology degree. This college, which is only a few miles from Bossier City, is in a rural setting. It is one of 9 community colleges in Louisiana. This public college is the biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering pharmacy technology in terms of programs.