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Earn Your Pharmacy Technician Certificate
Our Pharmacy Technician Certificate will start you on the path to become a crucial player in the growing healthcare field in as few as nine months.*
Experienced instructors lead you through a skills-based curriculum, and our virtual practicum allows you to rehearse real-life scenarios that give you confidence in your skills from day one of your new career. By the end of this program, you’ll be prepared to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE). And when you want to advance your education, you can seamlessly transfer your Pharmacy Technician Certificate credits to earn a Health Sciences Associate’s degree in just nine more months.*
To see how this program can help you achieve your goals:
- Course plan customized for you
- Support and financial aid planning
- Career path guidance with no obligation
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Graduate In As Few As*
Students in Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Utah and Washington are not currently eligible for enrollment in the Pharmacy Technician Certificate program.
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Gain Pharmacy Technician Skills Employers Seek
Through career-focused curriculum and convenient, online courses, you can prepare for a successful career as a pharmacy technician. Our program is designed to help you gain relevant skills employers seek, including:
Prepare and Handle Medications
Learn to read medication orders, fill prescriptions, prepare labels and perform inventory functions within the pharmacy setting.
Safety and Quality Assurance
Ensure patient confidentiality by providing a high level of customer service to patients at the pharmacy counter or over the phone.
PTCE Exam Preparation
Our curriculum is designed to prepare you for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE) in each aspect of your coursework, giving you the expertise and confidence to perform well on your first try. Rasmussen College even reimburses the cost of your application fee for the exam.*
*Rasmussen College will reimburse the application fee for each qualified student’s first PTCE exam attempt. Subsequent attempts will not be covered.
*Graduates of this program meet the educational requirements needed to apply for a Pharmacy Technician license or registration from the board of pharmacy or equivalent agency in the following states: AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NJ, NM, NY, NC, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VT, VA, WV, WI, WY. Other eligibility requirements may apply, please check with the board of pharmacy or equivalent agency in your state of residence. This program may not meet the educational requirements needed to apply for a Pharmacy Technician license or registration in states not listed above, please check with the board of pharmacy or equivalent agency in your state of residence for further information.
Our Grads Achieve Career Success
Graduates from our School of Health Science programs are working for leading employers, including:*
- Mayo Clinic Health Systems
- Essentia Health
- Rainbow Foods
- Cub Foods
- Allina Health
- Fairview Health Services
116 Years of Successful Graduates
At Rasmussen College, we’ve been dedicated to our mission of preparing students for career success since 1900.
*Employer information reported by Rasmussen College graduates. This list does not constitute an endorsement of Rasmussen College by the organizations shown above. Listing does not guarantee or imply that future employment opportunities at these organizations will be available.
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Program Entry Requirements
In addition to meeting all other admissions requirements, entrants to this program must successfully complete and pass a criminal background check. Contact us today to connect with a program manager about the entrance requirements and start your personal career plan.
RN to BSN Expected Program Outcomes*
- As contributors to a global community, 90% of the Program graduates will remain employed as a Registered Nurse or advance their career within the Scope of the BSN Generalist Role, as measured within one year of graduation.
- In support of lifelong learning, the Program graduates will be prepared to further their education in the fields of Nursing or Health Care.
- In support of service to students, 85% of the Program graduates will indicate that the Program fulfilled their expectations and that they would recommend the Program to others.
- Of the responding employers, 70% will indicate satisfaction with the Program graduates’ preparedness and knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to serve diverse communities, as measured within one year of graduation.
- Consistent with the goals of an institution of higher learning, 70% of students who enroll in the Program will successfully complete the Program on an average time to completion of eight academic quarters.
- The Program will employ appropriately credentialed and experienced faculty who demonstrate commitment to lifelong learning through ongoing professional development and educational opportunities.
*CCNE defines Program Outcomes as “Statements of levels of achievement, which encompass student achievement, faculty achievement, and other program-selected indicators of achievement. Program outcomes may be expressed in the form of overall program goals, end-of program outcomes, curricular outcomes, and/or faculty outcomes.”
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How Much Could You Earn as a Pharmacy Technician?
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics. [salary data accessed August 9, 2016] www.bls.gov/oes/. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. [career information accessed February 25, 2016] www.bls.gov/ooh/. BLS salary data represents national, averaged earnings for the occupations listed and includes workers at all levels of education and experience. This data does not represent starting salaries. Employment conditions in your area may vary.
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