Your Schedule

Your Schedule

Self-paced courses and flexible training hours allow you to fit learning into your life where it makes sense for you.

Your Career

Your Career

Start a successful healthcare career knowing you’ve been well prepared.

Your Future

Make a difference in your community with a rewarding, fulfilling career.

 
 

How Our Pharmacy Technician Bootcamp Works


Health Tech Academy’s Pharmacy Technician Bootcamp prepares you for a successful, rewarding career in one of healthcare’s most demanded roles. We pride ourselves on helping you achieve your career goals by focusing on skills and knowledge relevant to today’s healthcare landscape.



Career-Focused
Content

On-the-Job
Training

1:1 Career Coaching
& Mentorship

Learn Clinical Skill

Learn Clinical Skill & Competencies

Get Certified

Get Certified

Start Your New Career

Start Your New Career

Learn about Pharmacology, Medication Safety, Therapeutics, and Pharmacy Practice.

 
 

Pharmacy Technician Bootcamp Learning Experience


 
 
Instructor Led Courses

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Self-Paced Instructor Led Courses

Mentoring Sessions

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Mentoring Sessions

Career Services

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Career Services

Health Tech Academy works with healthcare leaders and industry experts to curate up-to-date content focused on in-demand skills and proficiencies.

 
 

Your Learning Track


Program Features

Online Pharmacy
Technician Bootcamp

Duration Immersive bootcamps are 16 weeks long. 16 weeks
Mentor Sessions Meet live with your mentor for guidance, discussion and deeper learning. 5x 1:1 sessions
Career Support Capstone projects will demonstrate the skills and knowledge you learned throughout bootcamp. 6-month post-completion access
CPhT Certification Exam Prep & Voucher
Optional Apprenticeship
Annual Program Access
$5,450* *Pay in Full Discount Available
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Admissions Process


Complete Free Career Assessment

It only takes 5 minutes and there’s no fee! Our admissions team will review your assessment and contact you as soon as possible.

Start Your Free Career Assessment

Submit Your Application

While our team reviews your career assessment results, tell us a bit more about you. Submit your application to expedite your admissions process.

Interview with an Admissions Advisor

You’ll interview with an Admissions Advisor to make sure our Pharmacy Technician Bootcamp is the right fit for your skills and career goals. We’ll also review the payment and financing options and answer any questions or concerns you may have.

Enrollment & Learning Materials

Before starting your bootcamp, we’ll finalize your enrollment documents and send you access to course materials, including e-books.

Start Bootcamp

You’re ready to get started! With our flexible, self-paced coursework, you can start anytime and learn when it’s most convenient for you.

 
 
Career Services

Career Services

Flexible Payment Options

Flexible Payment Options

Learn on Your Schedule

Learn on Your Schedule

On-the-Job Training

On-the-Job Training

 
 

Career Services


Get the knowledge and skills to land an entry-level healthcare job as a Pharmacy Technician. Health Tech Academy’s career services include resume building, mentoring, and mock job interview sessions to help you land your first job in healthcare.


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Career Coaching

Get 5 30-minute sessions with a mentor.

Get 5 30-minute sessions with a mentor.

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Interview Prep

Make a great first impression. Our career coaches will help prepare you to ace the interview.

Make a great first impression. Our career coaches will help prepare you to ace the interview.

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Resume Building

Stand out from other applicants with the help of our career coaches.

Stand out from other applicants with the help of our career coaches.

 
 

Boost Your Earnings and Advance Your Career


Here are some potential dental assistant roles and salaries according to location.

 
 

Career Possibilities for Certified Pharmacy Technicians

Certified pharmacy technicians are in high demand, with the career opportunities and earning potential continuing to grow. Pharmacy technicians work in a variety of healthcare settings, including retail pharmacies, hospitals, and outpatient rehabilitation and mental health centers.

Retail Pharmacies

Retail Pharmacies

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Retail Pharmacies

Retail pharmacy technicians work under the supervision of pharmacists to fill prescriptions for customers. Daily tasks may include checking inventory, answering phone calls from customers, packaging and labeling prescriptions, and accepting payment and processing insurance claims.

Average Annual Salary: $35,230

Hospital Pharmacies

Hospital Pharmacies

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Hospital Pharmacies

Pharmacy technicians working in hospitals fill prescriptions for nurses and doctors to administer to patients, which typically includes single doses and IVs. Hospital pharmacy technicians will use their pharmacology and medical terminology knowledge on a daily basis. Working closely under the supervision of hospital pharmacists, there’s much less patient interaction in this role than in retail pharmacies.

Average Annual Salary: $43,290

Online and Mail Order Pharmacies

Online and Mail Order Pharmacies

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Online and Mail Order Pharmacies

Online and mail order pharmacies are growing fast, providing opportunities for new pharmacy technicians. In this role, pharmacy techs consult with patients over the phone or digitally to coordinate the shipping of medication.

Average Annual Salary: $38,950

Nursing and Residential Care Facilities

Nursing and Residential Care Facilities

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Nursing and Residential Care Facilities

Many long-term care facilities including nursing homes and assisted living centers have onsite pharmacies. Pharmacy technicians help fill prescriptions for residents, ensure medication compliance, and help submit Medicare or Medicaid claims.

Average Annual Salary: $38,700

Outpatient Rehabilitation and Mental Health Centers

Outpatient Rehabilitation and Mental Health Centers

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Outpatient Rehabilitation and Mental Health Centers

Pharmacy technicians working in outpatient mental health centers support patients’ holistic health by helping them manage their medications. Additional job-specific training or certification may be necessary for this role.

Average Annual Salary: $34,720

Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing

Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing

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Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing

Pharmacy technicians working in laboratories help scientists with research, testing, and conducting experiments of new drugs. Additional job-specific training, education, or certification may be necessary for this role.

Average Annual Salary: $42,900

*All salaries according to 2021 estimates released by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

What Will I Learn?


Gain foundational knowledge in medical terminology, pharmacology, medication safety, prescription processing, and pharmacy operations. Learn how to measure and fill prescriptions, package and label prescriptions, and organize and manage inventory.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there will be a 4% in job opportunities through 2031 because of the growing demand for pharmacy technicians.

Take advantage of the growing demand for pharmacy technicians with Health Tech Academy’s Bootcamp. In just a few months, you’ll be prepared to earn the industry-recognized CPhT certification and land a job.

No college degree or previous experience is required.

Introduction to Pharmacy

Begin with an overview of the healthcare system, foundational medical terminology and anatomy, and basic pharmacology and medication administration. You will learn how to work effectively as a pharmacy technician in a variety of settings, including community pharmacies, hospitals, and long-term care facilities.

Processing and Handling of Medications and Medication Orders

You’ll learn how to process and handle medications in a safe and efficient manner, while maintaining high levels of accuracy and attention to detail. The proper processing and handling of medications is a critical aspect of pharmacy professions. Learning topics will include prescription processing, medication dispensing, medication storage, medication safety, and pharmacy calculations.

Pharmacy Practice

Pharmacy technicians need to have a comprehensive understanding of pharmacy practice and the various responsibilities that come with working in a pharmacy. Some of the things you’ll learn include medication dispensing, pharmacy laws and regulations, medication safety, prescription drug coverage, patient counseling, and record keeping.

Pharmacology Operations, Safety and Management

Pharmacology operations, safety, and management are important topics for pharmacy technicians to understand to ensure that medications are handled and dispensed safely and effectively. You’ll learn about the different classes of drugs and their therapeutic use, drug interactions, preventing medication errors, and how to accurately measure, label, and package medications.

Pharmacology and Medications

You’ll gain a thorough understanding of the pharmacology of medications and the factors that impact their safe and effective use, including drug classifications, drug interactions, indications and contraindications, dosage forms, dosage calculations, administration routes, and adverse reactions and side effects.

Therapeutic Agents in Pharmacology

You’ll learn about the different types of drugs and medications that are used to treat specific diseases and conditions, such as, antibiotics, analgesics, anticoagulants, antidepressants, and antihypertensives. You’ll gain a thorough understanding of the different therapeutic agents used in pharmacology, their therapeutic uses, and potential side effects and interactions.

 
 

Pharmacy Technician Bootcamp Certification



This bootcamp prepares you for the industry-recognized CPhT exam through the National Healthcareer Assocation (NHA).

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Learn from Industry Experts



Our instructors have years of experience in healthcare. We’ll help guide you through the foundational knowledge and skills you need to become a certified pharmacy technician and launch a successful, rewarding career.

  • Jakale Park Jakale Park Pharmacy Technician Instructor
 
 

Hofstra University Bootcamp FAQs

Hofstra University Bootcamp FAQs

We offer medical assistant, patient care technician, dental assistant, and pharmacy technician bootcamps.

Do I have to stop working to join a bootcamp?

No, our self-paced courses provide you with the flexibility to learn when it’s convenient for you without sacrificing your professional and personal commitments.

What equipment do I need to complete the bootcamp?

You’ll need a computer with web browser and internet access to log into the learning portal.

What are the program costs?

Bootcamps are $5,450. We offer a $450 discount when you pay in full. We also offer flexible payment options through our financing partners. See Payment Options

Do you offer scholarships or financial aid?

We do not offer scholarships or financial aid currently. We’re proud to offer low and no cost state and military funding options for those who qualify. We encourage you to speak with our admissions team to check your eligibility. (855) 590-6601

How long does it take to complete a healthcare bootcamp?

On average, bootcamps take between 3 to 6 months to complete.

On average, bootcamps take between 3 to 6 months to complete.

No, the bootcamp is 100% online. If you choose to participate in an optional apprenticeship or on-site job training, travel may be required.

Do I need a college degree?

No, our bootcamps require students to be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED.

Can I get a job in healthcare after completing a bootcamp?

Yes! Our bootcamps are designed to prepare you for an entry-level healthcare career. Additionally, our career services team will help you find and land a job.

How many mentoring sessions are included?

Our bootcamps include 5 30-minute mentoring sessions throughout your program.

Do you offer career counseling?

Yes! Our career coaches will help you with resume building, mock interviews, and apprenticeship and job opportunities.

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A Faster Path to a Meaningful Career in Healthcare

Our team is here to help you accelerate your path to a well-paying healthcare career. Let us help you choose the program that’s right for you by matching your skills, goals, and requirements.

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More About Jakale Park

Jakale is a seasoned pharmacy professional, bringing over 10 years of experience in the field. Her journey began in 2011 when she obtained her pharmacy technician certification from Provo College. She honed her skills during her three years at Walgreens Pharmacy and has since worked in various pharmacy settings, including retail and closed-door assisted living. Her passion for the closed-door setting led her to specialize in this area. As a Content Specialist and Coach, Jakale is excited to now share her wealth of experience and expertise with aspiring pharmacy technicians.

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Program Cost
$5,450

Save $450 when you pre-pay!

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