Pharmacy technicians have two options for national certification;

  • Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)
  • National Healthcareer Association (NHA)

Not all states require certification however certified pharmacy technicians enjoy increased pay, greater marketability, and more flexibility to choose from a wider variety of positions. Check your state's requirements to see if you are required to be certified.

Explore more:

  • PTCB Certification for more details on the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE).
  • NHA Certification for more details on the Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT).
  • Why Get Certified for more details on the benefits of being a certified pharmacy technician. Benefits such as higher salary, proof of proficiency to employers, and greater marketability.