Program Details

Get the training you need for a career as a pharmacy technician. Professionals in this field may work in a pharmacy environment for retail, mail order or a hospital.

Location:
Tampa, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Associate
Specialty:
Pharmacy Technician, Pharmacy Technician

Program Overview

Program Description:

Get the training you need for a career as a pharmacy technician. Professionals in this field may work in a pharmacy environment for retail, mail order or a hospital.


As a UMA student in this online program, you’ll learn how to make dosage calculations, use medical terms, prepare insurance claims and more. Some classes you would take include “General Biology,” “Pharmacy Technician Fundamentals & Computer Applications” and “Community & Institutional Pharmacy.” UMA provides an engaging online learning experience with personal feedback from instructors, educational videos and live study group sessions. Before you graduate, you’ll get 180 hours of experience under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist in a pharmacy. After you graduate, you’ll be prepared to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification exam. Typically, students complete this associate degree program in 17 months.*


One-on-one tutoring, pre-interview coaching, job search assistance, alumni services—they’re all included in our competitively priced tuition. Let’s talk about your needs and how UMA can help you succeed as a pharmacy technician.

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools

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