Maryland Pharmacy Technician Requirements

How to become a pharmacy technician in Maryland

  1. Register with the Board: fill out application and pay registration fee
  2. Pass background check
  3. High school diploma, GED or currently enrolled in high school
  4. One of the following:
    • PTCB Certification
    • -OR-
    • NHA Certification
    • -OR-
    • Complete a Board-approved pharmacy technician training program
  5. Renew registration annually

We make every effort to keep this information updated however for the most up-to-date information, check with your state board of pharmacy.

Maryland Board of Pharmacy:

4201 Patterson Avenue
Baltimore MD 21215-2299
(410) 764-4756
http://dhmh.maryland.gov/pharmacy/SitePages/Technicians.aspx

Online Pharmacy Technician Training Programs for PTCB and NHA Prep - Maryland

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  • Prepare for the PTCB exam
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Maryland Board-Approved Pharmacy Technician Schools

View full list of approved schools at the Maryland Board of Pharmacy website:
http://dhmh.maryland.gov/pharmacy/SitePages/approved-pharmacy-technician-programs.aspx