Certificate in Pharmacy Technician
North Dakota State College of Science

Program Details

The online Certificate in Pharmacy Technician program prepares students for careers performing and managing the technical distributive functions in pharmacies and pharmacy-related industries, allowing pharmacists to concentrate on tasks that require a pharmacist’s professional education or judgment.  The curriculum provides knowledge and skills in community and institutional practice, sterile product preparation, manufacturing, inventory management and record-keeping, medical terminology, and drug products.  Courses also cover communications, writing, psychology, and speech which will provide the skills to advance students’ careers.


Program includes an 8-week internship in community and institutional practice settings, to occur after all classroom requirements are completed.

  • Official high school transcript or GED
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • ACT, SAT, or ACCUPLACER scores

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission