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Top 14 Diplomas in Pharmaceutical Medicine 2019

A diploma can be an enriching and rewarding way of spending your time in education. This degree comes in many different forms, subjects, and time lines, making it fit neatly into your life and academic needs.

What is a diploma in pharmacy? Many pharmacy technicians or assistants hold diplomas in pharmaceutical studies. This credential entails one or more years studying the science, mathematics, and procedures behind dispensing and readying pharmaceuticals for the public. A pharmacy diploma prepares a student to assist or work with pharmacists in their day-to-day jobs of fulfilling prescriptions.

Since much of the skillset of a pharmacist and pharmacy assistant is based in science and math, students will become very comfortable working with numbers and data. Graduates of the diploma will be proficient in all aspects of working with both pharmaceuticals and people.

A pharmacy diploma may cost you anywhere from next to nothing to a decent sum, depending on what your financing looks like and where you choose to attend school. To get an accurate picture of what the costs of a program are next to your budget, contact a financial aid advisor.

Armed with your diploma in pharmaceutical studies, you will be faced with career options ranging from pharmacy technician or assistant to medical staff in a doctor’s office or hospital. With your skills and know-how, you may be able to find work in industry sales, education, or pharmaceutical technology development. Alternatively, you may wish to continue on with your studies and receive further education that will enable you to move further up the corporate ladder.

If you are interested in learning more about the many worldwide pharmacy diploma programs that may be looking for students just like you, we have a great place to start. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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14 Results in Pharmaceutical Medicine

American National University

Our Pharmacy Technician diploma program is designed to provide you with the knowledge, laboratory skills, and field experience required for entry-level employment as a ph ... [+]

Provide a Connection between Patients and Their Medicines

Pharmacy Technicians play an important role in helping people live healthier, happier, and more productive lives.

American National University’s pharmacy technician diploma program¹ is designed to provide you with knowledge, laboratory skills, and field experience to prepare you for entry-level a position as a pharmacy technician.

Upon completing the pharmacy technician diploma program you will be prepared to sit for the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) exam offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB).

In addition to serving as a strong foundation for pursuing an associate’s degree in medical assisting, this diploma program is designed to give you the skills and techniques needed for entry-level employment in a pharmacy at a retail or healthcare facility as a pharmacy technician or pharmacy aide.... [-]

USA Salem USA Online
September 2019
Full-time
40 weeks
Campus
Online
triOS College

The purpose of the program is to prepare students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for entry-level positions in retail pharmacies, as well as pharmaceutic ... [+]

The purpose of the program is to prepare students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for entry-level positions in retail pharmacies, as well as pharmaceutical companies. This program provides an overview of the theory, principles, and practices of the Pharmacy Assistant.

Areas of study include accurately and safely processing prescriptions, pharmacy software practice, proper extemporaneous compounding techniques, controlling inventory, keeping accurate and confidential records, third-party billing, acting within relevant legislation, and effectively communicating verbally and in writing. Graduates will be prepared to work as members of an interdependent health-care team. Graduates should find employment opportunities in retail pharmacies and other environments such as mail-order pharmacies, home care, patient education, and various other positions within pharmaceutical companies.... [-]

Canada Mississauga Windsor Toronto Scarborough Oshawa London Kitchener Hamilton Brampton  + 6 More
September 2019
Full-time
26 - 32 weeks
Campus
South London Academy

The Level 3 Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science course is a vocational qualification designed to equip you with the essential skills you need to become a registered pharmac ... [+]

The Level 3 Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science course is a vocational qualification designed to equip you with the essential skills you need to become a registered pharmacy technician with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC). This course provides you with all the theoretical knowledge you will need to carry out your day to day activities as a pharmacy technician. You will have the opportunity to learn about the various aspects of pharmacy including pharmaceutical science, pharmacy practice, pharmaceutics, laws and ethics, actions and uses of drugs and disease management.

If you'd like to work in a pharmacy setting, perhaps in a chemist or hospital, these qualifications in Pharmaceutical Science can help you move forward in your career.... [-]

United Kingdom London
August 2019
Part-time
18 months
Campus
Tecnológico de Monterrey (Educación Continua Presencial)

The objective of this program is to effectively and excellently perform the marketing function in the pharmaceutical industry with operations in Mexico. ... [+]

objective

Effectively and excellently performs the marketing function in the pharmaceutical industry with operations in Mexico.

Benefits of the programYou will obtain the necessary bases to develop strategies, tactics and action plans that are better focused, more profitable and of greater commercial scope.You will develop a clear understanding of the trends and challenges of the pharmaceutical market, its challenges and opportunities.You will acquire knowledge of the role played by the main actors of the national pharmaceutical field and their interaction in the different stages of the corresponding commercial process.You will receive an effective management of the numerical tools that will allow you to objectively evaluate the projects and propose profitable strategies.You will learn a different, modern and practical vision of the potential of marketing and sales support areas, as well as how to get the most out of them.You will obtain a strategic vision of the pharmaceutical market, for the elaboration of a strategic plan of marketing.Addressed to... [-]
Mexico Mexico City Santa Fe
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Spanish
Full-time
Part-time
139 hours
Campus
Tecnológico de Monterrey (Educación Continua Presencial)

The objective of this program is to know, with a practical and applied approach, the elements to plan, organize, control and direct the quality of pharmaceutical producti ... [+]

objective

Knows, with a practical and applied approach, the elements to plan, organize, control and direct the quality of pharmaceutical production with the aim of guaranteeing the optimum quality of manufactured medicines.

Benefits of the programYou will know and apply the fundamental concepts of Quality Management to pharmaceutical manufacturing processes from the selection of suppliers to the distribution of the finished product.You will know and apply the fundamental concepts that must be fulfilled by the facilities and equipment of the manufacturing plant to guarantee the optimum quality of pharmaceutical production.You will be able to identify the significant elements to design and evaluate an organizational structure oriented to the assurance of quality.Addressed to... [-]
Mexico Mexico City
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Spanish
Full-time
Part-time
120 hours
Campus
Tecnológico de Monterrey (Educación Continua Presencial)

The objective of this program is to know current concepts of administration and economics applied to the pharmaceutical industry with the aim of optimizing the human and ... [+]

objective

Meet current concepts of administration and economics applied to the pharmaceutical industry with the aim of optimizing the human and material resources of companies with a comprehensive vision of business profitability.

Benefits of the programContextualize the recent changes that are transforming the pharmaceutical industry.You will update on administrative concepts, such as business models and pharmacoeconomics.You will integrate elements of human factor of immediate application to your work performance.Addressed to

Professionals from the pharmaceutical industry, from the areas of attraction and retention of talent, human resources, marketing, sales, marketing, medical and manufacturing management, quality, sanitary regulation, purchasing, and interested in the subject.... [-]

Mexico Buenavista Mexico City
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Spanish
Full-time
Part-time
100 hours
Campus
Tecnológico de Monterrey (Educación Continua Presencial)

The objective of this program is to train you in the knowledge of the fundamentals of pharmaceutical validation in order to know the techniques to use so that the product ... [+]

objective

Get trained in the knowledge of the fundamentals of pharmaceutical validation in order to know the techniques to use so that the products during the manufacturing process are kept within the quality parameters previously established. Obtain knowledge that has applicability to develop procedures that support the standardization of manufacturing processes of various pharmaceutical forms.

Benefits of the programYou will know and apply the fundamental concepts of pharmaceutical validation from the design of the facilities to the manufacturing processes, through the cleaning controls of areas and equipment used.You will be able to identify the significant elements to prepare a validation plan in your company.Addressed to... [-]
Mexico Mexico City
June 2019
Spanish
Full-time
Part-time
100 hours
Campus
Stenberg College

Stenberg College’s Pharmacy Technician program will prepare you for the career of a Pharmacy Technician in hospital and community pharmacies. Since 1999, Stenberg has bee ... [+]

Over the course of this program, students will: Learn to process a prescription accurately and efficiently in a pharmacy setting Perform pharmaceutical calculations and conversions based on prescription information Learn to effectively support pharmacy operations including merchandising, inventory management and risk management Develop skills to multi-task, think critically and collaborate with health professionals to provide exceptional patient care Facts Duration: 43 weeks including two 4-week practicums Delivery Method: Online and In-class Language: English Intakes: May (in-class), February and September (Online) Credential Awarded: Diploma Program

Stenberg College’s Pharmacy Technician program will prepare you for the career of a Pharmacy Technician in hospital and community pharmacies. Since 1999, Stenberg has been offering this program with formal affiliations in place with health authorities in British Columbia and Alberta. The program focuses on hands-on training through labs and practicum places, so students graduate with total confidence in their abilities. Courses include:... [-]

Canada Surrey
September 2019
Full-time
43 weeks
Online & Campus Combined
CDI College

Gain the office, clerical and medical skills you need to provide the essential support required by pharmacists with the Pharmacy Assistant program at CDI College. ... [+]

Gain the office, clerical and medical skills you need to provide the essential support required by pharmacists with the Pharmacy Assistant program at CDI College.

You'll be trained in pharmacology, dispensing, inventory, billing and administration, as well as customer service skills. Expand your knowledge by receiving First Aid and CPR training and certification as well, making you a more valuable member of any pharmacy setting. Our grads find work in community pharmacies and more.

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Canada Toronto Calgary Scarborough Mississauga Burnaby Red Deer Edmonton  + 4 More
September 2019
Full-time
45 weeks
Campus
CDI College

This comprehensive program prepares individuals to achieve competency in the skills and theoretical knowledge necessary to enter the Pharmacy environment as a Pharmacy Te ... [+]

Begin a career in the growing and in-demand pharmacy industry with CDI College’s Pharmacy Technician diploma. This comprehensive program teaches students the fundamental skills and knowledge required for a successful career as a Pharmacy Technician.

Students receive hands-on experience in the areas of dispensing, compounding, mathematics, computer processing and data entry, drug/body interaction, and drug delivery systems among others. Additionally, students practice their customer service skills and learn about different pharmaceutical environments such as retail, hospital, and small business.

By developing real-world skills in conflict management and communications, graduates will have a greater understanding of the dynamic duties and skill sets needed for a career as a Pharmacy Technician. CDI College is proud of our exceptional faculty, all with professional experience and expertise in the pharmaceutical field of study. ... [-]

Canada Burnaby Edmonton
September 2019
Full-time
100 hours
Campus
Vancouver Career College

Vancouver Career College’s Pharmacy Assistant Technician diploma program will give you the tools you need to enter this highly regarded role. This program trains students ... [+]

Patients depend on their pharmacist to dispense prescriptions and provide vital health information. As a Pharmacy Assistant, you will assist the pharmacist with this important task and become an integral part of the health care industry. Vancouver Career College’s Pharmacy Assistant Technician diploma program will give you the tools you need to enter this highly regarded role. This program trains students to work in both community and hospital pharmacies.

Courses covered include pharmacology, dispensing techniques, pharmacy math, medical terminology and prescription transcription. Students also learn the administrative and clerical responsibilities of a Pharmacy Assistant Technician, such as billing. CPR and First Aid training and certification are also incorporated into the program. The program culminates in a supervised work placement, where you will gain hands-on experience in a pharmacy setting. Following this placement, you will receive job search training and support so you can start your career.... [-]

Canada Surrey
September 2019
Full-time
31 weeks
Campus
Academy Of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences (AAPS)

The Clinical Research, Drug Safety, and Pharmacovigilance Diploma program is designed to develop specialized knowledge and skills required to design and write study proto ... [+]

Clinical Research, Drug Safety, and Pharmacovigilance Diploma Program

AAPS is the first Canadian College that designed, prepared and started to offer this ministry-approved program in Canada.

The Clinical Research, Drug Safety, and Pharmacovigilance Diploma program is designed to develop specialized knowledge and skills required to design and write study protocols, monitor and manage clinical trials and to conduct drug safety and Pharmacovigilance activities including adverse reaction reporting, preparing periodic safety update reports and in, establishing and managing Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies in compliance with Canadian, US regulations and international guidelines.... [-]

Canada Toronto
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Academy Of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences (AAPS)

The Diploma in Pharmaceutical Quality Control and Quality Assurance (Dip.QCQA) provides students with the comprehensive knowledge and skills in the fields of Pharmaceutic ... [+]

The Diploma in Pharmaceutical Quality Control and Quality Assurance (Dip.QCQA) provides students with the comprehensive knowledge and skills in the fields of Pharmaceutical Analysis, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs. The courses are delivered by experts from both pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries, using state-of-the-art technologies, to provide the students with strong technical and practical skills needed in a US-FDA and Canadian TPD regulated work environment.The Diploma Program is delivered in three phases over a period of 12 months.

AAPS Graduates from the Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance & Quality Control Diploma Program have pursued careers as a: Quali... [-]
Canada Toronto
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
Strauss-Levy & Co

Learn how to produce a clinical trial that will generate sufficient clinical evidence through a regulatory compliant, well designed and high-quality clinical trial. ... [+]

Clinical Research with Cannabis-Based Medicines (SL#0028)

Learn how to produce a clinical trial that will generate sufficient clinical evidence through a regulatory compliant, well designed and high-quality clinical trial.

Learning Objectives: This course is a “must have” for companies and investigators who plan clinical research with cannabis-based treatments and wish to perform the most reliable, robust and regulatory compliant clinical trial with valid and undisputable results.

Clinical research with cannabis-based medicines course is a comprehensive overview of the most fundamental elements in clinical development that are directly linked to the very specific nature of the Cannabis-based treatment.... [-]

Israel Ezor Tel Aviv
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
6 months
Online