Pharmacy Technician Training (Online, Virtual)

  • Duration: 16 weeks

This live online training course is offered by a collaboration of Minnesota State colleges.

Pharmacy Technician Training is a 16-week non-credit program designed to prepare students to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Test. The coursework will integrate pharmacy principles and practices in an online self-paced environment with live online instruction in a virtual classroom and a 144-hour documented internship at the student’s place of employment.

During the 16-week program period, participants will have 24/7 access to coursework in a self-paced online learning platform. Live virtual class meetings will be scheduled after the course begins, based on student availability. Internships can be completed locally anytime between June 1 – September 15, 2020 and will be monitored by the program instructor.

Course Outcomes:

  • Understand the basic concepts of pharmacy principles and practices
  • Apply the concepts and principles learned throughout the Pharmacy Technician program to real-life work scenarios

About The Instructor:
Jason Turner is an experienced staff pharmacist with a demonstrated history of working in the pharmaceuticals industry. He has served as a Pharmacy Technology Instructor since 2015, educating pharmacy technicians to pass PTCB certification exams and to be sought after employees from day one.

Bring to Class:
Student Handbook – Please click on Student Handbook, download and save for further reference.Pre-requisites:

  • Must be currently employed by a pharmacy
  • Must be 18 years of age or older to sit for the exam

Class Requirements:

  • Required Textbook: Mosby’s Pharmacy Technician and Principles
  • High-speed internet
  • Computer or Video Conferencing System with Webcam and Microphone

You must use a webcam and microphone to engage and interact in the live virtual classes. Please keep your microphone muted when you are not participating in class discussion.