Pharmacy Technician Training | Penn Foster Career School
Student Login
Start for $1 or Save up to 25%! 1-800-275-4410
Enroll Now Get Info Enroll Today! 1.888.427.6200
Pharmacy Technician Career Diploma

Prepare for Pharmacy Technician Certification Online

Take the first step toward a career as a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)​ with Penn Foster Career School. Our affordable, online Pharmacy Technician training program allows you to study on your own time and at your own pace as you prepare for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) and ExCPT certification exam.
Gain Hands-On Experience with CVS/Pharmacy​ and Walgreens
At the end of your pharmacy tech program, you’ll have the opportunity to gain valuable, real-world experience at a CVS/pharmacy or Walgreens near you as part of our hands-on training externship. Once you graduate, you will be given the materials you need to sit for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE).
CVS/pharmacy and Walgreens
Why Choose Penn Foster Career School?
Self-Paced
On-Demand Learning
Do not wait for a class to start - you decide when to begin with our on-demand learning platform.
Accredited
Dedicated Success Coaches
Your personal Success Coach will help you tap into any resources you need - like instructors, teaching assistants and online support - to be successful.
Affordable
Mobile Friendly
Take our online pharmacy tech program with you wherever you go. Our custom-designed learning platform is easy to use at home or on-the-move.
Supported
Set Your Goals and Pace
Customize your study and exam schedule with progress-tracking and goal-setting tools that keep you moving forward.​
Mobile
Proven Reputation
With 45,000 graduates in our High School, Career School, and College in 2016, as well as our regional and national accreditation, you know you're in good hands!
Personalized
Our Community
Connect in real-time with other Pharmacy Technician students in the​ Penn Foster Community.

Why Become a Pharmacy Technician?

With over 350,000 pharmacy technician jobs in the United States, and a faster-than-average growth rate, now is a great time to consider a career as a pharmacy technician.¹ Take the first step by learning on-the-job skills — like pharmaceutical dispensing, label preparation, and pharmacy software management — with our Pharmacy Technician program.
A Customized Online Learning Experience
With interactive, mobile-friendly courses, progress-tracking and goal setting tools, and personal coaches to help you succeed, the Penn Foster Experience (PFx) is an online learning experience like no other! Connect with peers and faculty in real-time through our discussion boards, and use our built-in self-checks and interactive flashcards to review what you’ve learned before taking your exams.
Pharmacy Technician Course Details
Our Pharmacy Technician classes cover topics such as medical terminology, managing and updating patient records, assisting the pharmacist with office duties, and more to help you prepare for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE).
Pharmacy Technician Curriculum

Important State Requirements: Be sure to check here for the requirements in your state.

Tuition
Take the first step toward a career as a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)​ with Penn Foster Career School. Our affordable, online Pharmacy Technician training program allows you to study on your own time and at your own pace as you prepare for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) and ExCPT certification exam.
  • The courses provided me with a solid foundation so that I was adequately prepared for the job. With my additional pharmacy technician experience with CVS, I was able to advance more quickly in my training.
    Lee Anne B.
    Pharmacy Technician Graduate
  • The self-checks were really helpful, helping me review what I just read and making sure I knew the information before moving on. I would recommend this program to anybody interested in being a Pharmacy Technician. Excellent school.
    Jessica C.
    Pharmacy Technician Graduate
  • Penn Foster is an excellent distance learning school that prepares the student well for the work world. It helped me! Thanks Penn Foster!
    Victor C.
    Pharmacy Technician Graduate
Ready To Enroll?

Get started today on your path toward an exciting career as a certified Pharmacy Technician with Penn Foster Career School's accredited, online classes.

Enroll Now

Penn Foster partners with hundreds of secondary & post-secondary schools, employers, and youth organizations.

Enroll Now Get Info

Start for $19 Save up to !

offer ends 3/31/17

¹ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers, on the Internet here. (Visited February 19, 2017)
Find us on Google+