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Pharmacy Technician

James Madison University Outreach & Engagement has partnered with Career Step to help students train for a rewarding new career as a Pharmacy Technician. The Pharmacy Technician non-credit program prepares students to earn their national certification by passing the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Exam. Students study pharmacology, pharmaceutical calculations, nonsterile compounding, and pharmacy law, regulations, and standards as well as topics specific to working in retail or institutional pharmacies. During the training, students have the opportunity to participate in an on-site externship at a local Walgreens, CVS Pharmacy, or independent pharmacy.* In addition to one-on-one support from experienced instructors throughout the course and access to personalized graduate support after graduation, students receive access to the complete ebook library, a drug reference handbook, and a PTCB Exam voucher. (Printed textbooks are available at a discounted price.)

What is Included With My Training Course?

Everything you need to succeed is included with your Career Step program. You'll have:

The Pharmacy Technician program includes 285 hours of curriculum.

*An externship opportunity through Walgreens or CVS pharmacies is available to students in their local areas based on local availability.

Students have 6 months to complete the online program. Upon successful completion, students receive a Certificate of Completion from James Madison University.


Pharmacy Technician Program Detail Brochure (Will open in another window/tab.)



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