If you’re considering going into pharmacy management or pharmacy technician licensing, read on to find out how you can get the right license for you and your business.
The main factors that will determine whether you’ll be able to get a pharmacy management license include the following:How much time you have to workThe size and scope of your businessYour qualifications and experienceYou can read more about the types of licenses that are available for pharmacy technicians here and read more information about pharmacy technician licenses on our pharmacy technician page.
To get a license as a pharmacy tech, you need to apply online, complete a background check, and meet certain requirements.
Before you apply for a pharmacy administrator license, you’ll need to meet all of the following requirements.
The requirements apply to anyone who wants to work as a pharmacist.
You can’t get a pharmacy administrator license if you’re a pharmacy maintenance technician or pharmacy maintenance supervisor.
You’ll also need to:Apply for a pharmaceutically accredited pharmacy technician program by filling out the online application and providing your name, address, Social Security number, and other personal information.
If you have any questions about your application, you can reach out to the state of California Department of Pharmacy & Science and Technology Services at 888-827-5520.
You must have a high school diploma or GED.
You must also be an accredited pharmacy tech with at least four years of pharmacy training, with a pharmacy license from one of the six licensing programs listed below.
The following are the six pharmacy technician programs that are accredited: