Program Overview - Pharmacy Technician Certificate

Pharmacy Technicians enjoy an exciting career in the ever-evolving field of health care and prescription management – and the field is growing! Recent estimates provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate that the need for more qualified Pharmacy Technicians will grow by 20 percent in the next seven years.

The Pharmacy Technician Certificate program at CSUB will prepare you for this dynamic and in-demand career, giving you the skills and hands-on training necessary for success! It’s easy to get started and you can complete the program in as little as nine months!

Program highlights and benefits include:

  • Program completion in as little as nine months
  • No college degree required
  • Pharmacy Technician demand growth by 20 percent in the next seven years
  • Median salary range of $29,000 annually, with potential upwards of $45,000 annually
  • Personalized professional development and job skills plan

A high school diploma or G.E.D. are required. Application process includes passing a basic math skills assessment and $75 application fee for entrance into the program.

Upcoming Information Session - Monday, June 19th

Join us Monday, June 19th at 6 p.m. for a Pharmacy Technician information session! Program advisor and instructor, Dr. Pat Person, will be on hand to answer your questions about the program. Extended University staff will there as well to discuss financing options, application procedures, and any other questions you may have. 

RSVP now and take the next step toward a new, in-demand career today! 

»RSVP with EventBrite

Upcoming Application Deadlines

Fall 2017 Admission: July 10, 2017



Get Started Now

To learn more about the Pharmacy Technician Certificate program at CSUB, complete the form below.