Nov 26, 2022  
College Catalog 2021 - 2023 
  
College Catalog 2021 - 2023

Pharmacy Technician Certificate


* Milestone Courses should be taken in the order shown. This will help you stay on track and graduate on time.

Admission Requirements


  • Diploma Possess a High School Diploma or GED
  • Session Attend a mandatory Information session
  • Credits: 3

Total Credits: 3


Total Credits: 16


Semester 1 Advising Note

  • Pre-requisites: ENG-095  or placement.
  • These courses are REQUIRED to be taken in this order.
  • This certificate program is designed as a one-semester program and it generally cannot be taken on a part time basis.

Upon Completion of This Concentration Graduates Will Be Able To:


  • Upon completion of the certificate program and after attaining a 75% or better score on the Board of Pharmacy Qualification Exam, the student will be able to apply and be licensed as a Pharmacy Technician in Massachusetts.
  • Graduates are prepared to apply and sit for the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB).
  • Upon passing the National PTCB Exam graduates will be able to be registered as a Pharmacy Technician in Massachusetts.

Career Outlook


According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS), employment of pharmacy technicians is expected to increase by 4 percent for the period 2019-2029.