START YOUR PHARMACY TECHNICIAN CAREER TODAY

Complete Our Online Program in Just 30 Days! 
Externship Included in Tuition if In San Diego, CA. Enroll Today.

Self Paced Program

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

2 Ways To Get Certified

Take The PTCB Exam And Get Nationally Certified or Complete 120 Hours of Externship Hours at CVS or Walgreen

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.

Learn The Skills Needed to Pass The PTCB Exam

Our 30 DAY 130 Hour Online Pharmacy Technician Program in San Diego 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 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 $200 to $300 Down To Save Your Seat depending on the program you choose. This is Applied Towards Your Tuition

high school diploma

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

Self Paced

Our Online 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

FAQ

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 $1500 but we only require $300 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.

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

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Online Pharmacy Technician Course Outline

Module 1 Introduction
Lesson 1 Pharmacy Technician Introduction
Module 2 History of Medicine And Pharmacy
Lesson 1 History of Medicine And Pharmacy Pre-Test
Lesson 2 History of Medicine And Pharmacy Part 1
Lesson 3 History of Medicine And Pharmacy Part 2
Lesson 4 History of Medicine And Pharmacy Part 3
Lesson 5 History of Medicine And Pharmacy Part 4
Lesson 6 History of Medicine And Pharmacy Quiz
Module 3 Pharmacy Law, Ethics, and Regulatory Agencies
Lesson 1 Pharmacy Law, Ethics, and Regulatory Agencies Pretest
Lesson 2 Pharmacy Law, Ethics, and Regulatory Agencies Part 1
Lesson 3 Pharmacy Law, Ethics, and Regulatory Agencies Part 2
Lesson 4 Pharmacy Law, Ethics, and Regulatory Agencies Part 3
Lesson 5 Pharmacy Law, Ethics, and Regulatory Agencies Part 4
Lesson 6 Pharmacy Law, Ethics, and Regulatory Agencies Part 5
Lesson 7 Pharmacy Law, Ethics And Regulatory Agencies Quiz
Module 4 Competencies, Associations, and Settings for Technicians
Lesson 1 Competencies, Associations, and Settings for Technicians Pretest
Lesson 2 Competencies, Associations, and Settings for Technicians Part 1
Lesson 3 Competencies, Associations, and Settings for Technicians Part 2
Lesson 4 Competencies, Associations And Setting for Techs Quiz
Module 5 Communication and Role of the Technician with the Customer/Patient
Lesson 1 Communication and Role of the Technician with the Customer/Patient Pretest
Lesson 2 Communication and Role of the Technician with the Customer/Patient Part 1
Lesson 3 Communication and Role of the Technician with the Customer/Patient Part 2
Lesson 4 Communication and Role of the Technician with the Customer Quiz
Module 6 Dosage Forms and Routes of Administration
Lesson 1 Dosage Forms and Routes of Administration Pretest
Lesson 2 Dosage Forms and Routes of Administration Part 1
Lesson 3 Dosage Forms and Routes of Administration Part 2
Lesson 4 Dosage Forms and Routes of Administration Part 3
Lesson 5 Dosage Forms and Routes of Administration Part 4
Lesson 6 Dosage Forms and Routes of Administration Quiz
Module 7 Conversions and Calculations
Lesson 1 Conversions and Calculations Pretest
Lesson 2 Conversions And Calculations Part 1
Lesson 3 Conversions And Calculations Part 2
Lesson 4 Conversions And Calculations Part 3
Lesson 5 Conversions And Calculations Part 4
Lesson 6 Conversions and Calculations Quiz
Module 8 Drug Information References
Lesson 1 Drug Information References Pretest
Lesson 2 Drug Information References Part 1
Lesson 3 Drug Information References Part 2
Lesson 4 Drug Information References Part 3
Lesson 5 Drug Information References Quiz
Module 9 Community Pharmacy Practice
Lesson 1 Community Pharmacy Practice Pretest
Lesson 2 Community Pharmacy Practice Part 1
Lesson 3 Community Pharmacy Practice Part 2
Lesson 4 Community Pharmacy Practice Part 3
Lesson 5 Community Pharmacy Practice Quiz
Module 10 Institutional Pharmacy Practice
Lesson 1 Institutional Pharmacy Practice Pretest
Lesson 2 Institutional Pharmacy Practice Part 1
Lesson 3 Institutional Pharmacy Practice Part 2
Lesson 4 Institutional Pharmacy Practice Part 3
Lesson 5 Institutional Pharmacy Practice Part 4
Lesson 6 Institutional Pharmacy Practice Quiz
Module 11 Additional Pharmacy Practice Settings
Lesson 1 Additional Pharmacy Practice Settings Pretest
Lesson 2 Additional Pharmacy Practice Settings Part 1
Lesson 3 Additional Pharmacy Practice Settings Part 2
Lesson 4 Additional Pharmacy Practice Settings Quiz
Module 12 Bulk Repackaging and Non–Sterile Compounding
Lesson 1 Bulk Repackaging and Non–Sterile Compounding Pretest
Lesson 2 Bulk Repackaging and Non–Sterile Compounding Part 1
Lesson 3 Bulk Repackaging and Non–Sterile Compounding Part 2
Lesson 4 Bulk Repackaging and Non–Sterile Compounding Part 3
Lesson 5 Bulk Repackaging and Non–Sterile Compounding Quiz
Module 13 Aseptic Technique and Sterile Compounding
Lesson 1 Aseptic Technique and Sterile Compounding Pretest
Lesson 2 Aseptic Technique and Sterile Compounding Part 1
Lesson 3 Aseptic Technique and Sterile Compounding Part 2
Lesson 4 Aseptic Technique and Sterile Compounding Part 3
Lesson 5 Aseptic Technique and Sterile Compounding Part 4
Lesson 6 Aseptic Technique and Sterile Compounding Quiz
Module 14 Pharmacy Billing and Inventory Management
Lesson 1 Pharmacy Billing and Inventory Management Pretest
Lesson 2 Pharmacy Billing And Inventory Management Part 1
Lesson 3 Pharmacy Billing And Inventory Management Part 2
Lesson 4 Pharmacy Billing And Inventory Management Part 3
Lesson 5 Pharmacy Billing And Inventory Management Part 4
Lesson 6 Pharmacy Billing And Inventory Management Part 5
Lesson 7 Pharmacy Billing and Inventory Management Quiz
Module 15 Medication Safety and Error Prevention
Lesson 1 Medication Safety and Error Prevention Pretest
Lesson 2 Medication Safety and Error Prevention Part 1
Lesson 3 Medication Safety and Error Prevention Part 2
Lesson 4 Medication Safety and Error Prevention Quiz
Module 16 Therapeutic Agents for the Nervous System
Lesson 1 Therapeutic Agents for the Nervous System Pretest
Lesson 2 Therapeutic Agents for the Nervous System Part 1
Lesson 3 Therapeutic Agents for the Nervous System Part 2
Lesson 4 Therapeutic Agents for the Nervous System Part 3
Lesson 5 Therapeutic Agents for the Nervous System Part 4
Lesson 6 Therapeutic Agents for the Nervous System Quiz
Module 17 Therapeutic Agents for the Endocrine System
Lesson 1 Therapeutic Agents for the Endocrine System Pretest
Lesson 2 Therapeutic Agents for the Endocrine System Part 1
Lesson 3 Therapeutic Agents for the Endocrine System Part 2
Lesson 4 Therapeutic Agents for the Endocrine System Part 3
Lesson 5 Therapeutic Agents for the Endocrine System Part 4
Lesson 6 Therapeutic Agents for the Endocrine System Quiz
Module 18 Therapeutic Agents for the Musculoskeletal System
Lesson 1 Therapeutic Agents for the Musculoskeletal System Pretest
Lesson 2 Therapeutic Agents for the Musculoskeletal System Part 1
Lesson 3 Therapeutic Agents for the Musculoskeletal System Quiz
Module 19 Therapeutic Agents for the Cardiovascular System
Lesson 1 Therapeutic Agents for the Cardiovascular System Pretest
Lesson 2 Therapeutic Agents for the Cardiovascular System Part 1
Lesson 3 Therapeutic Agents for the Cardiovascular System Part 2
Lesson 4 Therapeutic Agents for the Cardiovascular System Part 3
Lesson 5 Therapeutic Agents for the Cardiovascular System Part 4
Lesson 6 Therapeutic Agents for the Cardiovascular System Quiz
Module 20 Therapeutic Agents for the Respiratory System
Lesson 1 Therapeutic Agents for the Respiratory System Pretest
Lesson 2 Therapeutic Agents for the Respiratory System Part 1
Lesson 3 Therapeutic Agents for the Respiratory System Part 2
Lesson 4 Therapeutic Agents for the Respiratory System Part 3
Lesson 5 Therapeutic Agents for the Respiratory System Quiz
Module 21 Therapeutic Agents for the Gastrointestinal System
Lesson 1 Therapeutic Agents for the Gastrointestinal System Pretest
Lesson 2 Therapeutic Agents for the Gastrointestinal System Part 1
Lesson 3 Therapeutic Agents for the Gastrointestinal System Part 2
Lesson 4 Therapeutic Agents for the Gastrointestinal System Part 3
Lesson 5 Therapeutic Agents for the Gastrointestinal System Quiz
Module 22 Therapeutic Agents for the Renal System
Lesson 1 Therapeutic Agents for the Renal System Pretest
Lesson 2 Therapeutic Agents for the Renal System Part 1
Lesson 3 Therapeutic Agents for the Renal System Part 2
Lesson 4 Therapeutic Agents for the Renal System Part 3
Lesson 5 Therapeutic Agents for the Renal System Quiz
Module 23 Therapeutic Agents for the Reproductive System
Lesson 1 Therapeutic Agents for the Reproductive System Pretest
Lesson 2 Therapeutic Agents for the Reproductive System Part 1
Lesson 3 Therapeutic Agents for the Reproductive System Part 2
Lesson 4 Therapeutic Agents for the Reproductive System Part 3
Lesson 5 Therapeutic Agents for the Reproductive System Quiz
Module 24 Therapeutic Agents for the Immune System
Lesson 1 Therapeutic Agents for the Immune System Pretest
Lesson 2 Therapeutic Agents for the Immune System
Lesson 3 Therapeutic Agents for the Immune System Quiz
Module 25 Therapeutic Agents for the Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat
Lesson 1 Therapeutic Agents for the Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat Pretest
Lesson 2 Therapeutic Agents for the Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat Part 1
Lesson 3 Therapeutic Agents for the Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat Part 2
Lesson 4 Therapeutic Agents for the Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat Part 3
Lesson 5 Therapeutic Agents for the Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat Part 4
Lesson 6 Therapeutic Agents for the Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat Quiz
Module 26 Therapeutic Agents for the Dermatological System
Lesson 1 Therapeutic Agents for the Dermatological System Pretest
Lesson 2 Therapeutic Agents for the Dermatological System Part 1
Lesson 3 Therapeutic Agents for the Dermatological System Quiz
Module 27 Therapeutic Agents for the Hematological System
Lesson 1 Therapeutic Agents for the Hematological System Pretest
Lesson 2 Therapeutic Agents for the Hematological System
Lesson 3 Therapeutic Agents for the Hematological System Quiz
Module 28 Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medications
Lesson 1 Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medications Pretest
Lesson 2 Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medications Part 1
Lesson 3 Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medications Part 2
Lesson 4 Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medications Quiz
Module 29 Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
Lesson 1 Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Pretest
Lesson 2 Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Part 1
Lesson 3 Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Part 2
Lesson 4 Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Quiz
Module 30 Pharmacy Technician Final Exam
Lesson 1 Pharmacy Technician Final Exam

Online Pharmacy Technician Program With Externship Pricing Plans.

Get Access to Our Online Pharmacy Technician Program With Externship at Walgreens or CVS with Our 3 Easy Plans!

FULL TUITION $1500

3 Month Plan

$ 400 / Month For 3 Months
  • Full Access to Course
  • 1 Year to Complete The Program
  • Self Paced Program
  • Externship Included
  • $300 Enrollment Fee
  • NO BOOK INCLUDED

6 Month plan

$ 200 / Month for 6 Months.
  • Full Access to Program
  • 1 Year to Complete
  • Self Paced Program
  • Externship Included
  • $300 Enrollment Fee
  • NO BOOK INCLUDED

1 time payment

$ 1400
  • Full Access to Program
  • 1 Year to Complete The Programs
  • Self Paced Program
  • Externship Included
  • Save $100 Off Tuition!
  • NO BOOK INCLUDED

Online Pharmacy Technician Program NO Externship Pricing Plans.

Get Access to Our Online Pharmacy Technician Program and take the PTCB Exam After Completion!
FULL TUITION $1400

3 Month Plan

$ 400 / Month For 3 Months
  • Full Access to Course
  • 1 Year to Complete The Program
  • Self Paced Program
  • Externship Included
  • $200 Enrollment Fee
  • NO BOOK INCLUDED

6 Month plan

$ 200 / Month for 6 Months.
  • Full Access to Program
  • 1 Year to Complete
  • Self Paced Program
  • Externship Included
  • $200 Enrollment Fee
  • NO BOOK INCLUDED

1 time payment

$ 1300
  • Full Access to Program
  • 1 Year to Complete The Programs
  • Self Paced Program
  • Externship Included
  • Save $100 Off Tuition!
  • NO BOOK INCLUDED

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.