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2015 Median pay $30,410 per year and $14.62 per hour. Source: US BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS. Physician Office $37,760. Hospital $36,560. Drug wholesalers $34,180. Health store $29,610. Grocery store pharmacy $26,260.

Christy Bivins with students

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Pharmacy tech is a very hands-on program that gets you all the training you'll need to enter the workforce. 

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Christy Bivins

Christy Bivins, director of the pharmacy technology program, has taught North Georgia Technical College for over 10 years.  She graduated from the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy and has been a pharmacist for over 23 years.  She continues to work in-field in order to provide the most current professional training and educational experiences to the students in the pharmacy technology program.

Burgandy Livingston

Burgandy Livingston

Burgandy Livingston is the pharmacy technology lab assistant at North Georgia Technical College, where she provides student support as they learn the importance of sterile and non-sterile compounding. She is a 2015 graduate of the program. When not at NGTC, she continues to work in a hospital pharmacy setting to improve her understanding and knowledge in the field. 

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Colleen Colegrove

Colleen Colegrove, adjunct Instructor of the pharmacy technology program, has been a registered pharmacist in Georgia for 24 years. She has experience in retail community pharmacy and home infusion pharmacy.