Professional Development

Medication Care Coordinator

What does a Medication Care Coordinator do?

With the Medication Care Coordinator career training, you’ll learn the skills needed to provide support within a pharmacy. Your work/role will help to improve the overall patient experience.

Where Can You Work?

A medication care coordinator works in a pharmacy setting within hospitals or in standalone retail locations.


24 Weeks


Training Materials Provided



Medication Care Coordinator


Healthcare employment is projected to grow by 13% from 2021 to 2031, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This means that over the next decade there will be nearly 2 million new positions available for those interested in healthcare.

Skills Learned

Upon completion of this training, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand basic human anatomy and utilize medical terminology in a healthcare facility
  • Comply with HIPAA/HITECH, OSHA, CMS and other healthcare regulations and laws
  • Obtain patient information, verify insurance, file medical records and perform other office procedures
  • Understand the different roles of the medical care coordinator within various pharmacy organizations
  • Verify medication orders, calculate and measure dosage, and prepare and package medications

Courses - 24 Weeks

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Medication Care Coordinator Job Possibilities

Consumer Medication Coordinator


$24,000 – $51,000

Compounding Specialist (Compounding Pharmacy Tech)


$24,000 – $55,000

Medication Care Coordinator


$36,000 – $80,000

Certification Information

Upon completion of your training, you’ll be qualified to earn the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant credential and the Certified Pharmacy Technician through the National Healthcareer Association.


Pharmacy Technician Training Certification

The Pharmacy Technician Training Certification (ExCPT) helps you gain the skills needed to work in a pharmacy as well as receive requests from prescriptions from doctor’s offices and patients.


Certified Medical Administrative Assistant

The Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) certificate helps you gain the skills to provide administrative support in a medical setting. Demonstrate your expertise in the field and become qualified for a number of administrative duties, as well as direct contact with patients in clinical settings.

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Payment Options

Credit Card

Pay in full using any major credit card, PayPal, or Venmo. Select “credit card” as your payment option.


Short-term Loan

Apply for PayPal Credit and pay zero interest if your balance is paid in full within 6-months. Complete a quick application and you’ll receive a credit decision within seconds.

Program Comparison

Emerge Education
Community College
Program & Tuition Cost
$4,000 average
Up to $20,000
Exam Fees, Books & Materials
Up to $750
Job Ready In
3–6 months
24–48 months
Schedule Flexibility
On-demand 24/7
Set class schedule
Travel Requirements
None: 100% online
On-campus classrooms
Student Support
Personal Advisors: text, call and email access
Professors: scheduled office hours
Career Coaching
Exam-tailor + soft-skill training to build well-rounded careers
Exam-based + prerequisites and electives to meet credit
Content Delivery
3D animations, immersive environments, interactive activities, game-based learning
Professor lectures

Meet Your Training Specialist

Lauren Holubec is your Training Specialist. She is here to help you understand the program, payment options and succeed! Get in touch with Lauren to learn more about the program and how to achieve your career goals. If you are a manager interested in group enrollment, please contact Lauren directly so she can assist you with the enrollment process.


How long does it take to become a Medication Care Coordinator?

You will complete the courses in this program over 24 weeks, making students job-ready in 6 months. The program is flexible, allowing for assignments to be completed anytime, from anywhere, 24/7.

Do these courses count for college credit?

No, these courses do not count for college credit

Is the Medication Care Coordinator career training online?

Yes, our training program is fully online and asynchronous.