Advanced Pharmacy Technician (CPhT or PTCE)
Offered By Meditec and Texas A&M Kingsville
Study for a successful career as a pharmacy technician while preparing for either the ExCPT or PTCE exam. Get started today!
515 hours/6 months
CPhT (NHA or PTCB)
This comprehensive program prepares you to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT). Over the course of your studies, you'll learn pharmacy medical terminology, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining generic and brand names drugs.
It also includes training in customer support and key office applications, including Microsoft Office Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
The curriculum prepares you to earn the national certification exam of your choice. We'll provide a voucher for the Exam for Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT) offered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).
If you prefer to become certified by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) instead, your coursework will also prepare you for their Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE).