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Diploma - Pharmacy Technician
Ultimate Medical Academy

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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 “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 diploma program in 11 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.


Gainful Employment: For additional information on this program’s student graduation, placement, charges, median loan debt and possible occupational outcomes, see: Diploma - Pharmacy Technician.

*May vary according to individual student.

AccreditationAccrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
RequirementsStudents must have a GED or high school diploma.
Delivery FormatEntirely Online
Education LevelDiploma