Course Overview

The Pharmacy Technician program prepares students for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Exam. Students study pharmacology, pharmaceutical calculations, nonsterile compounding, and pharmacy law, regulations, and standards as well as topics specific to working in retail or institutional pharmacies.

During the training, students have the opportunity to participate in an on-site externship at a local Walgreens, CVS Pharmacy, or independent pharmacy.

The program is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists® (ASHP) / Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), which means it meets the high standards set by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

It also is a PTCB-Recognized Education Training program. The Pharmacy Technician Certified Board (PTCB) is the industry's first & most trusted credentialing organization. This status ensures your full preparation for the PTCB Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) exam.

Includes e-books, a drug reference handbook, and lab kit. Students will be connected with an externship partner so they can fulfill graduation requirements. Course is 292 hours online self-paced program, 12 month access. Course also requires externship placement, these hours vary from 130-200 hours.

What You'll Learn

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Who Should Attend

Anyone interested in an exciting career in the Pharmacy field!

Additional Information

Receive one-on-one support from experienced instructors during training, online e-books, and personalized graduate support - resume review and job coaching.

Includes exam voucher for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam.

Course is in partnership with CareerStep.

Course is eligible for Tuition Remission in Professional Development.

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Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $3,899.00
Drop Request Deadline
No drop request allowed after enrollment
Transfer Request Deadline
No transfer request allowed after enrollment
Section Notes

Your login information for the program will be emailed to you within three (3) business days (not including weekends). Please check your spam/junk mail folder. If you have not received your login within this time, please contact: CERegistration@unm.edu

Course is 292 training hours + 130-200 clinical hours. Clinical hours are required.

JTA Funding Opportunity

Full funding for this program is available through Job Training Albuquerque. Eligibility requirements include: Must be an employee of a business with less than 500 employees, headquartered within the Albuquerque city limits. To learn more about JTA funding, click here.

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