Pharmacy Technician

This comprehensive program will prepare students to enter the pharmacy field. Students who successfully complete this program would be eligible to sit for NHA certification exam

Program Overview

Today’s dynamic pharmacy environment requires that professionals understand clinical, administrative, and reimbursement issues that the pharmacy organization faces on a daily basis. Pharmacy Technicians work in pharmacies under the direction of a pharmacist. Their main responsibility is filling prescriptions according to doctors' orders for patients. Course content includes medical terminology specific to the pharmacy, reading and interpreting prescriptions, and defining drugs by generic and brand names.

The Pharmacy Technician Career Track program is designed to give the student a comprehensive suite of administrative and clinical skills necessary to compete for high paying health care – pharmacy jobs.
It includes the following subject areas:

  • Medical Terminology
  • Pharmacy Technician

Students will learn dosage calculations, I.V. flow rates, drug compounding, dose conversions, dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control, and online billing and reimbursement.

Program Schedule

Online. Self-paced. Six-month completion.

Courses include Medical Terminology and Pharmacy Technician

Program Costs


*Rates include e-books. Rates are for 2023-2024 and are subject to change. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.


Students who successfully complete the program are eligible to sit for the National Healthcare Association (NHA) Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) exam. Students test at a PSI testing center or through live remote.

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