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Pharmacy Technician

Program Highlights

  • Flexible Learning: Instruction is self-paced and all online
  • Time Commitment: Approx. 20 hours a week
  • Length of Program: 26 weeks
  • Start Date: September 2020 
  • End Date: April 2021

*All applications must be received by November 20th for consideration.


This online, on-demand Pharmacy Technician (ASHP/ACPE) training program is taught using images, videos, simulations, and interactive games to assist with learning the material and developing the necessary skills. The program's focus is on helping students gain the skills needed to pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Exam and start working upon graduation. This program includes 400 hours of online curriculum and is designed to be completed in about six months of full-time study.

If this sounds like something you want to get into, please apply! Under the Learn and Work in Utah program, your tuition is covered in full if you complete the program in the time allotted.

What You Will Learn

Upon completion of the certificate, you will be able to:

  1. Pharmacology
  2. Pharmacy law
  3. Prescriptions
  4. Pharmaceutical calculations
  5. Nonsterile compounding
  6. Pharmacy business concepts

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Employment Outlook

The pharmacy technician field is a part of the growing healthcare industry, and the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the field will grow by 9%, or over 35,000 new jobs, before 2024.


The 2019 median pay was $33,950 per year.

Foundational Knowledge

We recommend that you have the following to participate in this program:

  • HS diploma or GED
Last Updated: 9/16/20