Pharmacy Technician

Interested in joining a growing industry and increasing your earning potential? Prepare for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam and gain real-world experience in the pharmaceutical industry. The Pharmacy Technician Certificate with and Externship program at CSUSB is designed to prepare you for a competitive field from the comfort of your home. Our program, offered in partnership with Career Step, was developed in collaboration with practicing pharmacists and certified pharmacy technicians to ensure your gain the knowledge and skills you need to succeed.

*Pharmacy Technician students may take advantage of externship partnerships with Walgreens and CVS Pharmacy.

Who Should Attend

Those interested in joining the healthcare industry and increasing their earning potential.

Certificate Completion

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be prepared for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Exam and earn a certificate of completion from California State University, San Bernardino – College of Extended Learning.

Career Pathways

Pharmacy technicians work in a variety of settings. This field is expected to grow by 20% before 2022, offering you many opportunities. Select from a range of workplace environments such as:

  • Retail Pharmacies
  • Hospitals
  • Outpatient Clinics
  • Mail Order Pharmacies

How You Can Benefit

  • Convenient online format plus an externship
  • Start anytime during the quarter
  • Complete the program from the convenience of your home and on your schedule
  • Progress at the pace that matches your learning style

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Course Information
Course No. HSCI 1016
Units NC
Schedule No. 4060
Fee* $2,999


Two payment plans are available for Career Step programs.

To learn more about payment plans, contact Career Step at 1-877-225-7151 or

Cal State San Bernardino’s College of Extended Learning, in partnership with Career Step, offers online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations.

For additional programs, visit the Career Step/CSUSB webpage.

* Fees are subject to change