Train to become a licensed pharmacy technician in as little as 5 months! In this 260-hour program, you will learn what it takes to become a successful pharmacy technician. Topics covered include: pharmacology for technicians, pharmacy law & regulations, sterile and non-sterile compounding, quality assurance, & medication safety. Learn what it takes to assist the pharmacist in preparing and mixing prescriptions, maintaining patient records, purchasing and inventory management, billing and reimbursement, and more.
Students will need to have access to internet, PC, laptop, or tablet in order to participate. Program includes a 120-hour externship where you will receive hands-on training in a pharmacy under the direction of a pharmacist. Upon successful completion of the Pharmacy Technician program, you will be eligible to apply for your California Pharmacy Technician License.
*This program fulfills the education requirements of the California Board of Pharmacy (Business and Professions Code Section 4202) for pharmacy technician licensure.
**Textbook, lab coat/scrubs, license application fee is not included in tuition. Must be 18+ years of age and possess a high school diploma or GED. A clean background check is necessary for licensure in CA. Payment Plan Available.
Homework, quizzes, and handouts are accessed online; access to internet, printer, and email are required.
Spring Dates to be announced