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Complete Our Online Pharmacy Technician Program in Just 30 Days! Then Take The PTCB Exam or NHA Exam And Get Nationally Certified. Enroll Today.

Self Paced Program

Study at Your Own Pace in Our Flexible, Mobile-Friendly Program. You Have 1 Year to Complete The Program

Get Certified NHA or PTCB

Once You Complete The Program You Are Qualified to Take The NHA or PTCB Exam And Get Nationally Certified

Payment Plans Available

We Only Require $300. Choose Between Our 3 Month, 6 Month and 1 Time Payment Options



Online Pharmacy Technician Program

Learn The Skills Needed to Pass The PTCB Exam

Our 30 DAY 130 Hour Online Pharmacy Technician Program teaches the skills needed to pass the PTCB Exam and gain employment as a pharmacy technician in either a hospital or retail setting. 

The objective of the Pharmacy Technician Program is to provide graduates with the skills and knowledge that will qualify them to take the NHA Exam or the PTCB Exam And Become Nationally Certified as a Pharmacy Technician (CPHT)

Minimum Age of 18

18 Years Or Older With a Valid Photo I.D (Your ID must match the name on your Social Security card state requirement) Social Security Card

registration fee

We Only Require $300 Down To Save Your Seat That is Applied Towards Your Tuition

Online Pharmacy Technician Program

high school diploma

You Must Have a High School Diploma or GED to Get Certified. Foreign Diploma's Also Accepted

Self Paced

Our Online Pharmacy Technician Program Is Self Paced. You Have 1 Year To Complete The Program From The Day You Start The Program.

Virtual Pharmacy Lab

Pharmacy Technician Lab

In our virtual pharmacy lab, you will take directions from pharmacists in different scenarios. Fill in Patients information, make and sort pills, compound ointments and creams, Talk with doctors when meds are not available, order medications, Report to the DEA, and lots more! We are one of the only schools to provide a virtual externship that gives you experience in different situations

Virtual Pharmacy Lab Preview

Work With Pharmacists

Make Medications

Talk with Doctors

Make Decisions With Patients

Order Medications

Compound Creams

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Online Pharmacy Technician Program Pricing Plans

Get Immediate Access to Our Online Pharmacy Technician Program
And Take The PTCB or NHA Exam After Completion!

3 Month Plan

$ 550 / Month

6 Months Plan

$ 180 / Month

Full Payment


Online Pharmacy Technician Program


Most frequent questions and answers

You can start being a Pharmacy Technician at the age of 18.

Yes you will need a High School Diploma or GED. The Board of Pharmacy does require a High school diploma but they do accept foreign high school diplomas as long as they are evaluated and translated.

Typically it takes 30 to complete the theory portion. It all depends on you.
You have up to 1 Year to Complete The Program And Take The PTCB or NHA Exam

Our Online Pharmacy Technician program is $999 if tuition is paid in full or $1200 if you choose a 3 or 6 month payment plan.

On average it takes between 45 and 60 business days after you have submitted your Board of Pharmacy Application.

The exam cost $129.

The exam cost $117.

Accreditation and Approvals Western Medical Training Center is a private school with exemption status through the Department of Consumer Affairs Bureau for Private and Postsecondary Education (BPPE).  Western Medical Training Center’s Online Pharmacy Technician program is Recognized by The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) and The National Healthcare Association (NHA). We do NOT accept Financial Aid. 

Here is What Our Students Have to Say About Us

What is a Pharmacy Technician?

A pharmacy technician works to help a pharmacist prepare prescription medications for customers and patients. They also can process written, electronic, or phone prescription requests from doctors. Depending on the state, a pharmacy technician can also mix medications and organize the drug inventory in the pharmacy.

We Prepare You For a Job as Pharmacy Technician

By enrolling in our online pharmacy technician program, you will learn the theory and practical application skills needed to prepare you for entry-level employment in a hospital, retail setting, or compounding pharmacy. Our program consists of 130 hours of online training.

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam

We help you work towards becoming a Certified Pharmacy Technician by preparing you for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Exam or The National Healthcare Association (NHA) Exam. The PTCB is a computer-based exam that determines whether individuals have the knowledge needed to be a pharmacy technician. The exam features questions pertaining to 9 different subjects.

These subjects are:

  1. Pharmacology for Technicians
  2. Pharmacy Law and Regulations
  3. Sterile and Non-Sterile Compounding
  4. Medication Safety
  5. Pharmacy Quality Assurance
  6. Medication Order Entry and Fill Process
  7. Pharmacy Inventory Management
  8. Pharmacy Billing and Reimbursement
  9. Pharmacy Information System Usage and Application
We are an approved testing site for the NHA. Your NHA Exam can be taken on campus.

Flexible Pharmacy Technician Program Class Schedules

Life can be crazy . However, we accommodate your busy life with flexible online class schedules, offering a Self Paced Program you can finish on your own time as long as it is within 1 year of starting the program.

Start a New Career as a Pharmacy Technician

If you are ready to start a new and exciting career as a Pharmacy Technician, fill out the form on this page today. 

Please note that qualifying for licensure as a Pharmacy Technician is contingent upon demonstrating a clear criminal background as indicated by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board, the National Healthcare Association and Your State Board of Pharmacy.
A High School Diploma or GED is also required. To learn more, visit the 
California State Board of Pharmacy. 

Contact Us

Hours of Operation:

Sunday: Closed
Monday 9:00 AM–5:30 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM–5:30 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM–5:30 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM–5:30 PM
Friday 9:00 AM–5:30 PM
Saturday Closed

Phone Number: 619-241-9931