Program OverviewThe Pharmacy Technician training program prepares students to take the Arizona Pharmacy Technician Certification Board exam and receive their Pharmacy Technician License.
Medstar Academy offers a ten-week, hands-on training program that focuses on preparing students to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam. This is followed by a three week long externship at a Walgreens branch close to where the student lives.
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Training Program HoursThe Pharmacy Technician training program aims to perform two distinct student-oriented goals. First, prepare students for employment as pharmacy technicians, and second, qualify students to take the PTCB exam. Medstar Academy offers 240 hours of training, qualifying Pharmacy Technician students to take the PTCB exam.
- Classroom Education - 120 Hours
- Externship Requirements - 120 Hours
- Externship training and orientation to a licensed healthcare facility.