Pharmacy Technician

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Please note as of November 2019 there have been/will be changes to becoming a pharmacy technician in California. More updates will be posted soon. 

There are many pieces to becoming a Pharmacy Technician, including an undergraduate degree, specific child life related coursework, list of verified experiences, and other qualifications.  Use the navigation below to explore each aspect of preparing to become a Pharmacy Technician.