Pharmacy Technician

Your first steps to a successful health-care career begin at NWSC. NWSC offers quality, affordable education, close to home that will put you on a path to a dream career in some of today’s high demand job market.

A great opportunity for workforce reentry

GET INFORMATION today about NWSC’s  Pharmacy Technician Program

2-4 Weeks + Pharmacy Technician Externship

Courses designed to develop valuable knowledge and practical skills

Your healthcare career is only a click or call away.


5999 S. New Wilke Road, Suites 400 & 500
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

Phone: 847.290.6425

The 12 weeks of structured classes are followed by a 2-4 weeks Pharmacy Tech externship. This unique opportunity provides students with a working knowledge of a state-of-the-art pharmacy as well as on-the-job training.

Pharmacy Technicians work under the supervision of licensed pharmacists to perform technical duties in the systematic operation of a pharmacy – providing health care services and medications to patients. This 152-hour course will introduce students to various settings in Pharmacy practice; including the community, hospital, managed care, mail order and long-term care. Information on qualifying for the pharmacy certification examination is provided in this class.


Pharmacy Technicians are some of the most sought after healthcare professionals. Experts estimate that by 2018, opportunities for pharmacy technician will increase by 30% in places such as clinics, retail pharmacies, hospitals, nursing homes, and major brand pharmaceutical companies. If you are looking for an opportunity to enter this highly desirable profession, then the NWSC Pharmacy Technician program is for you.

Minimum Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent.
Admissions are open every month. Call today!


The Pharmacy Technician exam is offered through the National Healthcareer Association (NAA) and the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB).