Complete Our Online Pharmacy Technician Program in Just 30 Days! 
Externship Included in Tuition if In California. Enroll Today.

Self Paced Program

You Will Have One Year To Complete The Online Pharmacy Technician Program From The Day You Start.

Get Certified

Take The PTCB Exam And Get Nationally Certified

Payment Plans Available

We Only Require $100 And The Rest of The Tuition is Split Into Payment Plans to be Paid Off By The Last Day of Class.


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 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 enable them to qualify for entry-level positions in pharmacies.

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 $100 Down To Save Your Seat That is Applied Towards Your Tuition

high school diploma

You Must Have a High School Diploma or GED to Get Certified

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.

Student Success

Here is Just a couple of Pictures From our Classes Graduations And State Exams

Online Pharmacy Technician Program Pricing Plans.

Get Access to Our Online Pharmacy Technician Program and take the PTCB Exam After Completion!


$ 550 / Per Month For 2 Months
  • Full Access to Course
  • 1 Year to Complete The Program
  • Self Paced Program
  • $300 Enrollment Fee

6 month plan

$ 220 / Per Month For 5 Months
  • Full Access to Course
  • 1 Year to Complete The Program
  • Self Paced Program
  • $300 Enrollment Fee

1 Time Payment

$ 1300
  • Full Access to Course
  • 1 Year to Complete The Program
  • Self Paced Program
  • Save $100 Off Tuition!


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 will also have to complete 120 hours of externship hours at either Walgreens or CVS. The other option is to pass the PTCB Exam after completing theory.

Our Pharmacy Technician program is $1200 but we only require $100 down to save your seat.
The rest of the tuition is split into payment plans depending on the schedule you choose.

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

Our students go to either Walgreens, CVS or we also have some private pharmacies that accept our students. For CVS we assign you a store, for Walgreens you must go out and get the externship yourself. We will provide you with a list of Walgreens stores and the private pharmacies our students have attended.

The exam cost $129.

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 programs are approved by the State of California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Licensing and Certification Program, Aide and Technician Certification Section (ATCS) & Board of Registered Nursing.

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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. 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

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 and California State Board of Pharmacy. A High School Diploma or GED is also required. To learn more, visit the California State Board of Pharmacy.