Pharmacy Technician Professional Career Diploma
Penn Foster College

Program Details

Take the first step toward a career as a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) with Penn Foster College. The online program is modeled against ASHP/ACPE standards and has received American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)/Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accreditation.

The program includes virtual exercises , simulations, hands-on practical labs, and a robust practice lab kit that will help you prepare for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) and the Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT) with confidence.


This program requires an externship for students to practice under the direct supervision of a registered pharmacist.

  • Have a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent

Special Accreditation

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

School Accreditation Statement

Penn Foster College Accreditation and Licenses

  • Penn Foster College is nationally accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) and licensed by the Arizona State Board for Private Postseconday Education.

Geographic Restrictions

This program is not authorized for residents of: LA, ND, OK, UT, WA, ME, MN.