Why your pharmacy needs a Ph.D. certification
If you want to become a pharmacy technician, you will need to complete a number of requirements.
To get started, here are the steps you need to take to get your pharmacy technician certification: Apply to the Pharmacy Technologist Program and complete the application process, and pass the test and pay the fee.
Read about the Ph.d. requirement.
Learn how to obtain a pharmacy tech.
Make an appointment with the Pharmacist Certification Board at your local pharmacy.
Pay the fees, which range from $60-$150.
Read more about pharmacy technician requirements.
Apply for a new pharmacy technician certificate from the College of Pharmacy.
If you qualify, you can then take your Ph.s to your local state licensing board and apply to be licensed as a pharmacy technologist.
You must have completed a pharmacy school, be enrolled in a pharmacy program, and have a bachelor’s degree.
Learn more about the pharmacy technician license requirements.
When you have completed all of the requirements, you must go to the state licensing department and take a written exam to get certified as a pharmacist technician.
You can do the written exam by calling your local licensing department or by going to the local pharmacy, or the state pharmacy licensing office, in your state.
When the written test is complete, you are certified as an authorized pharmacy technician.
Read how to apply for a pharmacy certification.
For a copy of the official licensing form for pharmacy technicians, visit your state pharmacy department.
How to become licensed as an approved pharmacy technician: If you have a pharmacy degree, you should be able to obtain an approved pharmacist certification.
Learn about becoming a pharmacy specialist.
If not, you may be able get a pharmacy technician license by completing an approved program.
Learn the requirements to obtain the pharmacist specialist license.
How do you apply for your pharmacist license?
Visit your state licensing office to take a reading or an exam.
When applying for your pharmacy license, you need a valid passport and proof of residency in your home state.
For more information, see the list of states that have approved pharmacy technicians.