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About Pharmacy Technician Online Training

Certified Pharmacy Technicians are instrumental in the daily operation of any successful pharmacy and fill important healthcare positions. Technicians are in high demand and now is a great time to begin acareer. During the program, you will be working one-on-one with a Pharmacy Technician instructor as you complete weekly assignments.  The instructor will be in regular contact with you and is available to answer questions and provide content clarification as you progress through the program.

At the conclusion of the program, you will be eligible to take the Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) Exam.

What opportunities does this program provide?

Put Your Skills to Work

Upon successful completion of the course, the CPhT exam, and approval for State of Maine licensing, technician will be eligible for jobs in the following areas:

  • Hospitals
  • Retail pharmacies
  • Supermarket pharmacies
  • Online fulfillment centers
  • Pharmaceutical manufacturers and wholesalers
  • Veterinary medicine

Please Note: State of Maine Licensing fee is not included in the course fee. Visit for more information.

Continue Your Education

Interested in continuing to build your skills? SMCC offers numerous Health Sciences degrees for you to continue your education and enhance your skills for expanded employment opportunities.

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How do I complete this program?

Browse the information below to learn what is involved in qualifying for and completing this program.

Successfully complete training in:

  • Preparing medication
  • Dosage calculations
  • Receiving, verifying and filling prescriptions
  • Assisting with insurance processing
  • Stocking and pricing inventory
  • Front-line customer service
  • Assisting with over-the-counter medications
  • And, many other essential duties!

Completion Time & Location


14-16 Weeks

100% online. Offered for $2,850 – fee includes books, materials and one voucher for the
national exam.


14-16 WEEKS



Includes books, materials and one voucher for the national exam. *Price subject to change.



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