Our Pharmacy Technician Training program, designed by experienced board-certified pharmacists and technicians, holds the prestigious accreditation of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists® (ASHP) / Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). The prime aim of our online program is to equip you to ace the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam, ensuring rapid employability with confidence. Clinical hours, facilitated by partnerships with Walgreens and CVS Pharmacy, solidify your skills, bridging training to real-world practice. While clinical placements vary, we leverage an extensive network for suitable fits.

Program Timeline

Becoming a pharmacy technician is swift—access begins upon payment processing:

  • 12 months of program access
  • Clinical Experience

Comprehensive Curriculum

Explore comprehensive courses covering pharmacy law, regulations, business practices, and pharmaceutical calculations.

  • Program Orientation: Pharmacy Technician
  • Pharmacy Business
  • Pharmacy Law
  • Introduction to Human Trafficking
  • Digital Technology
  • Comprehensive Medical Terminology
  • Pharmacology for Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy Calculations
  • Community Pharmacy
  • Externship Readiness Skills
  • Prescriptions
  • Inventory Management
  • Nonsterile/Sterile Compounding
  • Institutional Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy Labs
  • Fundamentals of HIPAA
  • Pharmacy Technician Final Exam
  • Initiating Your Externship
  • Clinical Externship
  • Program Completion

Pharmacy Technician Certification

CareerStep’s online Pharmacy Technician training ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and skills for industry-recognized certification. We're dedicated to supporting you in attaining the certification aligning with your aspirations:

  • Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) 

The PTCE is the most recognized national certification for pharmacy technicians – offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). 

  • Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT) 

The ExCPT exam to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician validates your pharmacy technician skills and ensures patient and customer safety – certified through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

Embark on your journey towards becoming a skilled Pharmacy Technician with us!



With over 25 years’ experience, CareerStep offers learners a humans-come-first approach to learning in the fields of healthcare, healthcare administration, and technology. CareerStep offers fully online training programs designed to provide flexibility and allow you to take a self-paced learning approach. You will work with a Career Advisor to discuss your goals, choose your program and then start your training.

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