Pharmacy Technician


BSU Pharmacy Technician Certification 10 Week Program is designed to assist students in transition into the educational setting and to aid them in developing skills that are essential for success as an entry level Pharmacy Technician. The Pharmacy Technician Program will provide the student with a pharmacy environment that will give them the knowledge and tools necessary to gain ultimate success in the academic and clinical settings. Students will learn the importance of working in Pharmacy outpatient and inpatient environment.

This 10 week program is approved by the Virginia Board of Pharmacy. Protocols covered:

  • Pharmacy law
  • Pharmacology
  • Metric conversion/dosage calculation
  • Prescriptions filling
  • Drug classifications
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Medical terminology
  • Pharmacy business management
  • Inventory control

After completion of the program there is an option of two exams to become certified:

  • National certification is generally done through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)
  • Virginia Pharmacy Technician exam

There is a fee required in order to take the certification exams.

This 10 week program prepares graduates for entry-level positions in the medical field at:

  • Hospitals
  • Retail stores
  • Home health facilities
  • Insurance companies

Financial Aid Options

Opportunity Inc

Berkshire University is an approved vendor and program with Opportunity Inc., Hampton Roads’ Workforce Development Board!

MyCAA Scholarship

The MyCAA Scholarship is a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of tuition assistance to eligible military spouses. The scholarship helps military spouses pursue licenses, certificates, certifications or associate degrees necessary to gain employment in high demand, high growth portable career fields and occupations. Spouses may use their MyCAA funds at any academic institution approved for participation in the MyCAA Scholarship. Ask about your eligibility for the MyCAA Scholarship TODAY!

Through the above course, you can obtain a certificate from the university registered with all the data in that session, which can be referred to the university through any institution that inquires about your data and you can join many courses and other programs available through the Berkshire University