Pharmacy Technician – Online1

UMA gives you personalized attention as you train for a career as a pharmacy technician. Professionals in this field work under the guidance of a licensed pharmacist in a variety of different types of pharmacies including retail and mail order, as well as in hospitals.

Some skills you’ll learn as a student:

  • Understand and use medical terms
  • Make dosage calculations
  • Prepare insurance claims

Our online Health Sciences – Pharmacy Technician associate degree can help you get on the right career path. This program typically lasts 18 months,2 which is faster than a standard two-year associate degree program.3

How much does a pharmacy technician make? You can find salary ranges by visiting the Bureau of Labor Statistics website. The salary for a position in this career field depends on the answers to several questions including where you live and work, your experience, whether you are certified or not, and other related factors.