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Pharmacy Technician Training Program

100% Online
Dedicated Faculty Support
160 Hours
Total Cost $1,800 (Payment Plan Available)
Certification Exam Voucher Available

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy is partnering with the Therapeutic Research Center to launch a comprehensive online pharmacy technician training program for you. Access Pharmacy Technicians University today to get: 

  1. Easy-to-use, engaging multimedia courses designed for technicians of all levels 
  2. Modules divided into short parts you can complete at your own pace 
  3. Knowledge checks and learning activities to help you retain information as you progress through the program 
  4. Web-based training for access from any Internet-connected computer (simply pause and resume courses as needed!) 
  5. Thorough exam prep for the PTCE®, ExCPT, and CSPT™ exams. 
  6. Curriculum supporting various learning modalities, including on-demand print materials. 

Next cohort start date: January 14, 2022

As the practice of pharmacy expands, the demand for competent and capable technicians is critical to support the roles of pharmacists. Job growth for pharmacy technicians continues to outpace all other occupations. This Pharmacy Technician Training Program will teach you the necessary skills to succeed in a fast-paced, fulfilling pharmacy practice setting. 

Interested in learning more?

Click here for the Technician Training Program Syllabus



Dr. James Wheeler
James Wheeler, PharmD, BCPS
Interim Associate Dean, Knoxville
Director of Continuing Professional Development

Rachel Barenie
Rachel Barenie, PharmD, JD, MPH
Assistant Professor & Assistant Director of Continuing Professional Development  


Equipping pharmacy technicians with the skills they need to succeed in a rapidly evolving practice environment is absolutely critical for the pharmacy team to succeed. This accessible and affordable training can put you on a fast-track to career in healthcare today.

- Dr. James Wheeler




Disclaimer: This is not a degree-granting program. Individual results from the training may vary, and completion of the training program does not confer certification, diploma, or degree. State requirements to practice as a pharmacy technician vary. Check with your specific state for the most accurate and up-to-date information.

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Last Published: Oct 19, 2021