Pharmacy Technician Frequently Asked Questions

What are the prerequisites for this program?

  • A high school Diploma or GED
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Foundations of Healthcare
  • HIPAA Compliance (HIPA)*
  • Healthcare Professionalism
  • Healthcare Provider CPR
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology (HAP)*
  • Introduction to Business Computing
  • Law & Medical Ethics
  • Math for Healthcare Careers (ACEA)*
  • Medical Terminology (MTER)*

*If you are comfortable with testing out of courses above contact the Test Center at 443-412-2352*
*If you do not have a GED or High school Diploma, please contact Adult Literacy at 443-412-2152*

The courses below for certification cannot be tested out of and must go in order:

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

What textbooks are needed for the program?

All textbooks for CET classes are in the college book store located in the Student Center.