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Pharmacy Assistant (ASHP/ACPE)

Online Training Program


Be a part of a growing industry and train for a new, rewarding career as a pharmacy technician! A career as a pharmacy technician is a great choice because you'll be …

  • In-demand – The Department of Labor predicts that there will be over 35,000 new pharmacy technician jobs before 2024.*
  • Flexible – Simultaneously prepare for careers in both retail and hospital settings and choose from a variety of job opportunities and schedules.
  • Job-ready – Career Step has developed partnerships with Walgreens and CVS Pharmacy to help you fulfill your externship requirements, and you'll be prepared to take the national certification exams immediately upon graduation.

In addition to these benefits, a career as a pharmacy technician offers the opportunity to quickly move into the workforce while still gaining valuable experience that can serve as a solid foundation for the further education required to become a pharmacist, nurse, doctor, or other healthcare professional.

Why Choose Career Step?

Career Step has been offering quality healthcare education for almost 25 years and offers one of the few online programs pending American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) accreditation/Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accreditation so you’ll be thoroughly prepared for a pharmacy technician career. Train with Career Step and take advantage of:

Walgreens and CVS Externships available now!
  • A short training period – Be workplace ready in as little as 4 months!
  • Convenient online training – Enjoy 24/7 access to all program materials and study at your own pace.
  • Expert-created, real world curriculum – Study materials designed to prepare you for the workplace and developed by practicing pharmacists, nationally certified pharmacy technicians, and subject-matter experts.
  • Externship and job search assistance – Get an externship through Walgreens or CVS and secure the help you need to turn your education into a job after graduation!

With MyCAA funding, you can train with Career Step for a new career as pharmacy technician with no out-of-pocket expense!

* U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Apply Your MyCAA Funding

Contact a Career Step Academic Advisor today at 866-305-5305 to apply your MyCAA funding to your Career Step education. You’ll need the following information for your application:

  • Course Name: Pharmacy Technician (ASHP)
  • Code: 602833
  • Level: Certificate
  • Length: 12 months
  • Cost: $2,899

Career Step now includes a laptop at no extra cost for all MyCAA students enrolling in programs with textbooks available in ebook format to provide an enhanced student experience.