Of the colleges and universities in the nation, only 4 are online pharmacy technician colleges and universities. These online pharmacy technician colleges can also be referred to as pharm tech colleges. These schools charge students an average annual tuition of $11,428. The average tuition has increased in recent years. This change in tuition was around 12.6%. In 2007, the average tuition at these online schools was $10,148 yearly.
The most expensive school offering online pharmacy technician programs charges students approximately $15,120 in tuition annually. However, tuition charged by the cheapest school is $3,592 yearly.
- Health Science Associate with a concentration in Pharmacy Technician
- Health Sciences Associate (Pharmacy Technician)
- Associate of Arts and Science in Pharmacy Technician
A reported 19% of pharmacy technology graduates from online schools around the nation graduated from these least expensive programs at NDSCS, in 2011. This represents 1,900 of the 10,212 graduates in the US. Between 2006 and 2011, the percentage of pharmacy technology graduates from the lowest cost programs at NDSCS has decreased, while the number of graduates has increased by 152 graduates annually.
In 2011, 13.1% of the country’s pharmacy technology graduates received their credentials from these affordable online programs at Rasmussen College. This was 1,334 students.