Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program
The information below applies to students entering the program in fall 2019. Current students - log in to BHCC Self-Service to review the most accurate program requirements for your catalog year, or contact LifeMap/Advising for more information. Prospective students - go to bhcc.edu/admissions and contact an admissions counselor.
Possess a High School Diploma or GED
Attend a mandatory Information session
ENG-095 Writing Skills II
Admission Requirements Advising Note:
Last Modified Date: April 22, 2019
Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:
- Upon completion of the certificate program and after attaining a 75% or better score on the Board of Pharmacy Qualification Exam, the student will be able to apply and be licensed as a Pharmacy Technician in Massachusetts.
- Graduates are prepared to apply and sit for the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB).
- Upon passing the National PTCB Exam graduates will be able to be registered as a Pharmacy Technician in Massachusetts.
According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS), employment of pharmacy technicians is expected to increase by more than 20 percent by 2022.