Pharmacy Technician

Learn the basic knowledge and skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in a hospital, retail, or mail-order pharmacy.

Pharmacy Technicians are an important part of the healthcare team and work under the direct supervision of a Licensed Pharmacist. This course meets the Maryland Board of Pharmacy requirements for certification and prepares you for the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination.

Prerequisite courses:

  • Foundations of Healthcare
  • HIPAA Compliance* (HIPA) (available through ed2go)
  • Healthcare Professionalism
  • Healthcare Provider CPR
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology* (HAP)
  • Computer Basics for Allied Health
  • Law & Medical Ethics
  • Math for Healthcare Careers*
  • Medical Terminology* (MTER) 

Capstone Courses:

  • Pharmacy Technician Training Theory
  • Pharmacy Technician Hospital/Retail Externship I
  • Pharmacy Technician Hospital/Retail Externship II
  • PTCB Exam Review

*If you are comfortable with testing out of the above prerequiste courses contact the Test Center at 443-412-2352.

Technical Standards apply.