Pharmacy Technician Career Prep

Military Credentialing Programs - Pharmacy Technician Career Prep


This program prepares students to be professional Pharmacy Technicians dedicated to assisting Registered Pharmacists in quality pharmacy operational procedures. Graduates are equipped to assist the Pharmacist filling prescriptions according to doctor’s orders. Pharmacy Technicians also participate in ordering products and inventory control, as well as billing and receiving payments.

Program Description

Students will:
  • Explain the role of the pharmacy technician and identify the elements that make up the pharmacy.
  • Explain the role of math in the pharmacy and identify pharmaceutical measurements and dosage calculations.
  • Explain basic medication safety and identify the different types of drug and drug references associated with them.
  • Explain the role of the community pharmacy and identify the activities that occur within the community pharmacy.
  • Explain non-sterile compounding and identify the procedures associated with non-sterile compounding.
  • Identify the services, structure, procedures and techniques that are part of an institutional pharmacy.
  • Identify the sterile procedures and practices that are the responsibility of a pharmacy technician.
  • Identify the career options available to pharmacy technicians and identify the steps necessary to obtain employment.

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Program Location and Duration

Online, 330 hours, 12 months, self-paced

Program Cost

$1,395 without exam voucher

$1,560 with exam voucher

Additional Program Information

  • This course prepares a student to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) or the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) certification exam.
  • The certification exam is not included in the price of this course.

Program MOS

68Q

Program Careers

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical, Healthcare Support

Contact Info

Coordinating POC: Morgan Matlock, 254-526-1415

Registration POC: Continuing Education Department, 254-526-1586