Pharmacy Technology

Welcome to the Department of Pharmacy Technology

The Department of Pharmacy Technology endeavors to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to become a Nationally Certified Pharmacy Technician and to be prepared to enter the workplace.  The program is designed to be efficient in terms of student time and expense.

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  • Upon completion of the certificate program graduates are prepared to apply and sit for the National Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCE), and
  • Upon passing the National Board (PTCE) graduates will be able to be registered as a Pharmacy Technician in Massachusetts.
  • In the event the graduate does not pass the PTCE an alternative route is available to gain licensure.
  • The graduate is eligible to take an exam that will qualify them to apply for their Pharmacy Technician license. By achieving a 75% or better score on the Board of Pharmacy qualification exam the graduate will be able to apply and be licensed as a Pharmacy Technician in Massachusetts.




Richard Yost, Pharm.D., Department Chair
Chelsea Campus, Room 333
617-228-3366  |