Pharmacy Technician Professional
Program (120 Hours)


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If you're ready to begin your pharmacy technician career, you are in the right place!  Allied's 120 Hour Pharmacy Technician Professional Program will prepare you to meet your goal so that you can become a part of the growing health care industry!

Benefit from two comprehensive courses, in-depth exam prep and a hands-on externship. In addition to a high-quality education, you’ll get a thorough review of vital practices and procedures. Once you pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam, you will put your skills you to work in an actual pharmacy setting through Allied’s externship program.

Allied's Pharmacy Technician Professional Program – Includes Exam Prep & Externship!

The Pharmacy Technician Professional Program includes two comprehensive courses (Pharmacy Technician and Pharmacy Calculations), online exam prep and hands-on externship:

1. Pharmacy Technician Course (60 Hours)

The first part of your pharmacy technician training provides the fundamental knowledge required of today's skilled pharmacy technicians. You will learn about the essentials of medical history, pharmacy settings, drug relations, and administration, terminology, formulating and calculating prescription, biopharmaceuticals, elements of patient interaction, pharmaceutical environments, and more.

You will receive:

  • Mosby's Pharmacy Technician: Principles and Practice
  • 12 comprehensive units
  • Problem practice exercises
  • Multiples-choice quizzes
  • Open-book, multiple-choice final exam

Course Objectives

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Identify the roles of a pharmacy technician
  • Recall the origins of pharmacy and health care
  • Identify the different types of mail order pharmacy
  • Identify calculations used in a pharmacy setting
  • Identify pharmacy prescription abbreviations, information and the fill process
  • Identify the different types of packages that are used for unit dose medications
  • Identify drug regulation, public safety and how it relates to the pharmacy technician

2. Pharmacy Calculations (60 Hours)

The second course of Allied's Pharmacy Technician Program is pharmacy calculations. This course will provide you with a firm foundation of common pharmacy calculations. Using basic math skills, you will learn how to calculate institutionally-based and community problems.

You Will Receive:

  • Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians
  • 3 comprehensive units (12 chapters per unit)
  • Practice exercises
  • Multiple-choice quizzes
  • Open-book, multiple-choice final exam

Course Objectives

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Determine calculations for pharmaceutical problems used in a community pharmacy
  • Compute pharmaceutical problems used in an institutional pharmacy
  • Calculate solutions for pharmaceutical problems using basic math

3. Pharmacy Technician Online Exam Prep – This exam prep is designed to prepare you to pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s (PTCB) certification exam and become a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT). With 450+ practice questions, you’ll get a hands-on review of vital terms and concepts.

4. Pharmacy Technician Externship – Upon successfully completing the Professional Pharmacy Technician Program and passing the PTCB exam, Allied will arrange a valuable externship experience for you. The externship will allow you to implement your newly developed skills under direct supervision in an actual work environment.

Externship participants must adhere to a specific schedule as designated by the Externship Coordinator and by the Site Preceptor. The Externship Coordinator will attempt to make scheduling accommodations; however, participants are expected to be available for a minimum of 20-hours per week and a maximum of 40-hours per week. The length of the Externship is dependent on the program of study and the State regulations and guidelines (if applicable). ABS’s externship program may or may not meet the requirements of a participant’s state. Participants are highly encouraged to check their own state’s regulations to ensure compliance. All externship opportunities are unpaid rotations.

*Special Note: Call Allied to confirm externship program availability in your state. Externship placement is not guaranteed. All students must apply to the program and complete the prerequisite criteria before being accepted. Positions in the externship program are contingent on availability at each pharmacy location. Students may also set-up their own externship at any other retail or hospital facility. Externship is not available in Florida.

Allied's Pharmacy Technician Professional Program will prepare you to pass the PTCB exam - we succeed with our PTCB exam Pass or Don't Pay Promise. Call 888-822-2923 to enroll today!


Allied's payment plans enable you to make interest-free payments

Down payment is due upon enrollment (some plans offer an initial down payment followed by a second down payment 2 weeks later)

Monthly payments start 30 days after the initial down payment

Monthly payments will be automatically deducted each month

Monthly payments may not be mailed in – you will not receive any bills, statements or payment books

The same account used for your down payment will be used for your monthly payment (unless otherwise specified at the time of enrollment)


Program Information

  • List Price: $1,452.00
    Materials & Prep Grant: ($276.00)
    Tuition Price:$1,176.00
  • Call us at: 888-822-2923
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