Certificate in Pharmacy Technician
Rasmussen College

Program Details

Start your healthcare career with confidence in as few as nine months with the Rasmussen College Pharmacy Technician Certificate program, which prepares you for a crucial, fulfilling role in the growing healthcare field.1 In the Pharmacy Technician program, you will learn how to help provide the safe, effective medications that patients need. You’ll rehearse real-life scenarios in a virtual practicum that gives you confidence from day one of your new career, and experienced instructors will help you develop the skills employers value most, including proficiency in preparing and handling medications, professional practice skills and pharmacy software. Your coursework is even designed to prepare you for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE), giving you expertise and confidence to perform well on your first try. The exam fee is included in your total program costs.2 And when you want to advance your education, Rasmussen College makes it easy: You can seamlessly transfer your Pharmacy Technician Certificate credits to earn a Health Sciences or Healthcare Associate's degree in just nine more months!1

1 Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and courses completed each term. 

The fee for each student’s first attempt at the certification exam is included in the total cost of the program. Should you need to take the exam more than once to receive a passing score, you will be responsible for all subsequent exam application fees. 

See rasmussen.edu/SID for information about educational debt, earnings and completion rates.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Rasmussen College is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

hlcommission.org | 800-621-7440.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Applicaton Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score, Criminal Background Check

Restricted States

Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Utah, Washington, US Territories