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Employment of pharmacy technicians is expected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations through 2014.

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Pharmacy Technician PTCB Certification Program
Make a New Career in Pharmacy Your New Year's Resolution!

Tuition Reduced - Enroll Now!

Prepare for the February-March PTCB Exam at Your Own Pace

• PTCB certification is nationally recognized - valid in all states.
• Self-Paced - Start program at any time, finish at your speed.
Completed 100% Online - From the comfort of your home.
Supervised by Licensed Pharmacists - Practicing Professionals.
• Course can be completed in as little as a few weeks.
• 98% of Our Graduates Pass the PTCB Exam! Here are just a few!

Questions? Call our Admissions Office (631) 750-0668 or Email a Counselor

An Award-Winning Online Program that's Second to None!

Virtual Institute of Pharmacy is unlike most online educational programs where nobody oversees your progress. Here, our instructors are responsible for assisting you on your journey. Our instructors are registered pharmacists, qualified to both practice pharmacy and teach it. Enroll today during our enrollment promotion, and with a guarantee that we'll stay with you until you've earned your certification (CPhT) from the PTCB!

We Train 1,000 Students Every Year!

That's right, a thousand students every year choose CANY's Virtual Institute of Pharmacy Technology! We give them a comprehensive knowledge base and prepare them for the PTCB National Certification Exam (PTCE). Ninety-eight percent (98%) of our graduates who sit for the exam pass it, and are awarded the credential CPhT or Certified Pharmacy Technician. As a professional who holds this nationally-recognized credential, they are able to practice as a pharmacy technician in many different settings, almost anywhere in the United States. If they can do it, so can you!

Remember - Demand for pharmacy technicians will rise 36% by 2010. Because of our aging population and the shortage of pharmacists, good job opportunities are expected for full-time and part-time pharmacy technicians with formal training. That means greater opportunity for you!

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during our enrollment promotion for only $297 complete, and in as little as a few months from enrollment – you could be practicing as a Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)

2007-2008 Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam Schedule

Next Exam Window February 4, 2008 - March 14, 2008 -
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Tuition and Enrollment

• If you would like to enroll at the temporarily reduced tuition of $297, please use the Enroll Now button below. If you would like more information, click the Request Information button, and you will be taken to our online contact form.

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What will I Receive with My Program?

• Comprehensive coverage of all disciplines relevant to the pharmacy technician. Delivered on a secure system that tracks and grades your progress.
• Instructor-dispensed assignments that are graded and critiqued by registered, licensed pharmacists.
• Email access to pharmacists/instructors to ensure that any difficulty or question you have is addressed quickly.
• Practice Exam that will give you a clear vision of what to expect on the exam you will sit for.
• Diploma signed by the school president and program director and authenticated with the attached school seal.
And much more - see our syllabus page >

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Pharmacy technology is a vital part of the ever growing healthcare system. As the average age of the American population increases, so too will the need for qualified healthcare practitioners. Nowhere is that increasing need more manifest than in the pharmacy setting. Along with pharmacists, properly trained pharmacy technicians are a vital part of the pharmacy team and can look forward to busy careers. Let Virtual Institute's convenient home study course prepare you for the PTCB pharmacy technician certification exam, so you can acquire the knowledge and earn the credentials you'll need to succeed.

Included in the course is a 125 question PTCB practice exam (designed by our pharmacists) that allows you to to determine at what point you are ready to sit for the actual exam. Review our Course Syllabus and meet our Program Director.

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What Students are Saying

I found this training to be extremely interesting and helpful. I was concerned about eLearning, whether it would be right for me or not. But I found there to be so much helpful instruction that it made the program extremely rewarding. And, by the way, I passed the PTCB Exam! "

Allenstown, PA

" I was new to eLearning and a bit apprehensive. This program has given me the confidence that I feel I need to succeed and I'm finally able to advance in my career."

Coral Gables, FL

" With a constantly changing work schedule I have never been able to commit to a classroom education. This program has allowed me to study whenever and wherever I choose. No classroom can compete with my laptop."

Des Moines, IA

" Not having my certification has limited my career options. But with a full-time job and a family, when was I going to find the time to advance my skills? A friend told me about the high quality and flexibility of Virtual Institute of Pharmacy, and the rest is history."

Joplin, MO

" The Pharmacy Technician Certification Program was the most complete and effective training of it's kind. I would recommend this program to anyone considering a move into pharmacy"

Chicago, IL

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