• Nationally Accredited Pharmacy Technician Certification (CPhT)

    Upon successful completion of this Online Pharmacy Technician course, students will take the National HealthCareer Association (NHA) certification exam to become nationally recognized Certified Pharmacy Technicians (CPhT).

  • Flexible On-demand Virtual Learning

    Module-based online course accessible 24/7 through mobile and tablet-friendly student portals. On-demand learning with no due dates or fixed schedules allows students to complete the course at their own pace. Course materials are available immediately upon enrollment.

  • Immersive Interactive Curriculum

    Immersive and interactive clinic skills simulations, expert-led video lessons, engaging real-life patient case studies and discussions, built-in self-checks, 3D animated demonstrations, interactive flashcards, progress tracking tools.

  • Expert CPhT Exam Prep

    1,400 scored assessment questions, 700 self-evaluation assessments to practice comprehension of content presented, and more than 130 ‘my practice’ questions to build confidence in difficult-to-master topics.

  • Pharmacy Externship Program

    You’ll receive the opportunity to complete a pharmacy technician externship and receive hands-on pharmacy technician training at a retail or hospital pharmacy.

Key Course Components

This fully online pharmacy technician training and certification course is a 12-week self-paced program ideal for pre-pharmacy, pre-med, pre-PA, or pre-nursing students interested in working with patients, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals in pharmacy settings. Course content meets ASHP/ACPE entry-level pharmacy technician didactic standards to ensure students are ffor real-world practice.

  • Course reviewed and approved by Registered Pharmacists, PharmD

  • Overview videos before each module.

  • Instructional lesson content written to align with the exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT) blueprint.

  • Practice questions and interactive games covering all basic and necessary job skills.

  • Quizzes for each module to assess topic comprehension. Assessment contains rationales explaining correct and incorrect answers.

  • Audio narration for each page and video. Because each individual learns differently, we provide optional audio support of all content for improved comprehension.

  • Case study videos and professionalism tips from experts in the field for real-life application fo skills.

  • Pharmacy Calculations Lab to demonstrate how to solve common pharmacy calculations.


Included In Your Tuition

2 x $1,500

✓NHA & PTCB certification exams

✓ Learning & study materials

✓ Virtual pharmacy laboratory

✓ 6 practice exams

✓ Student community

✓ Instructor office hours & unlimited support

✓ Pharmacy Externship

All-inclusive tuition Includes 12-month full access to all digital learning dashboards, textbooks, clinic simulation, practice exams, and pharmacy technician (CPhT) national certification exam. No additional costs are required after enrollment.

Pay in Full or Enroll in an Interest-Free Payment Plan

First payment due at sign up. Subsequent payments due monthly.

Access to course is available immediately after enrollment.

Senior Course Instructor

Leah Medwig MSN, RN, CCM

Our expert instructor provides continuous support and detailed feedback throughout the course. She promotes student interaction and fosters an engaging community of growth and learning.
Leah Medwig- Lead Course Instructor

Curriculum Overview

The Curriculum consists of 25 modules which are broken down into respective lessons. The Pharmacy Technician Program's Modules have been provided by the National Health career Association (NHA), which is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists/Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ASHP/ACPE).

  • Fundamental Knowledge for Pharmacy Technician (20 sections)

  • Text length of individual points can be shorter or longer depending on your needs

  • Complete math for Pharmacy Tech (6 sections)

  • Complete Study Guide (8 Sections)

  • Practice Tests (Six Exams)

  • Pharmacy Simulation Platform

  • Certification Exams (ExCPT) & (PTCE)

Course Syllabus

Includes 25 modules of right-sized content interwoven with interactivity and instant performance feedback.


Module 1. Introduction & Basic 

Module 2. Prescription Medications

Module 3. Prescription Medications: Controlled Substances 

Module 4. The Dispensing Process 

Module 5. Introduction & Measurement, Basics

Module 6. Pharmacy Calculations

Module 7. Dispensing Calculations and Business Math

Module 8. Single-Dose Calculations

Module 9. Sterile and Non-Sterile Compounding Calculations 

Module 10. Calculations for Specific Circumstances 

Module 11. Drug and Medical terminology

Module 12. Basic Anatomy and Physiology

Module 13. Basic Pharmacology

Module 14. Managed Care Prescriptions

Module 15. Infection Control, Wellness, and Disease Prevention

Module 16. Commonly Prescribed Interventions

Module 17. Over the counter (OTC) Medications

Module 18. Self-Management Skills, Communication &Teamwork

Module 19. Patient Interaction

Module 20. An Overview of Federal Privacy Requirements

Module 21. Non-dispensing Duties 

Module 22. Unit Dose Systems and Medication Repackaging

Module 23. Non-sterile Product Compounding

Module 24.  Sterile Product Compounding

Module 25. Emergency Situations 

First Practice Test

 ExCPT Pharmacy Technician (CPhT), Review 

Second Practice Test

Pharmacy Technician Simulation Training

3rd & 4Th Practice Test

Download Course Syllabus & Details .PDF

Upon Completion of the Course

  • You will have the opportunity to gain hands-on training via externship at CVS, Walgreens, or hospital pharmacy near you.

  • You will be eligible to take the national certification exams offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), which is called the PTCE (Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam) or National HealthCareer Association's (NHA) ExCPT exam.