Whether you are a prospective student, a current student, a faculty member, an alumnus, a preceptor or a friend of our College, I am pleased that you have chosen to visit our website and to learn more about our College. Please consider giving to the UTEP SOP to help us fulfill our mission of bridging borders for access and excellence: transforming pharmacy education, patient care, community service, research and leadership to benefit a 21st century demographic.” Preparation in biomedical sciences (e.g. Microbiology, Physiology, and Biochemistry) is also required and all coursework must be completed prior to beginning the professional program.

The profession of pharmacy requires pharmacists to have the knowledge, skills and perspectives necessary to work collaboratively in the provision of outstanding patient care. The College of Pharmacy admissions committee carefully reflects on the overall preparation of each candidate. While some positions may require additional training, a Pharmacy Technician diploma can help you acquire the fundamental skills to begin on your path toward a job in the pharmaceutical industry!

Penn Foster is an excellent distance learning school that prepares the student well for the work world. The self-checks were really helpful, helping me review what I just read and making sure I knew the information before moving on. I would recommend this program to anybody interested in being a Pharmacy Technician. Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)

Our Pharmacy Technician classes cover topics such as medical terminology, managing and updating patient records, assisting the pharmacist with office duties, and more to help you prepare to sit for the following pharmacy technician certification exams: With interactive, mobile-friendly courses, progress-tracking and goal setting tools, and personal coaches to help you succeed, the Penn Foster Experience (PFx) is an online learning experience like no other! Why Choose Penn Foster Career School?

Once you graduate, you will be given the materials you need to sit for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE). At the end of your pharmacy tech program, you’ll have the opportunity to gain valuable, real-world experience at a CVS/pharmacy or Walgreens near you as part of our hands-on training externship. Pharmacy Technician graduates receive a voucher for the official PTCE practice test (a $29 value) and are sponsored to take the PTCE (a $129 value).

Penn Foster will cover the cost for you to prepare and take the PTCE offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board. High School Students: $40.00 (additional class fees may still apply) NOTE: High school students may request a schedule that coincides with the high school morning bell schedule by notifying Student Services.

Through continuing education programming, we strive to enhance the knowledge base of area professionals to you stay current on news and issues impacting your profession.