Pharmacy technicians are regulated in Massachusetts and, to become licensed and qualified, the candidate must complete 500-hours of pharmacy technician employment or complete the PTCB or ExCPT exam. Once complete, an application, with evidence of exam success, must be sent to the Massachusetts State Board of Pharmacy.
Candidates who are not trained through either of these exams must complete the State Board of Pharmacy’s training program before submitting their application for a license. Continuing education is not required for candidates who have passed their PTCB examination.
To register as a pharmacy technician in Massachusetts, the State Board has issued their own requirements for candidates to meet. These include:
The following requirements have been issued by the PTCB for candidates who wish to become pharmacy technicians in Massachusetts:
To maintain the pharmacy tech license in Massachusetts, candidates must complete CE – or continuous education.
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