Ohio

The Ohio Board of Pharmacy accepts the certification of the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). In order to obtain the title of Certified Pharmacy Technician, you must prepare for and pass the PTCB Exam.

Ohio State Specific Requirements:

  • You must be at least 18 years old
  • You must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Have taken and passed the PTCB Exam

Ohio Pharmacy Technician Average Salary: $13.43

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Requirements:

  • You must be at least 18 years old
  • You must have a high school diploma or GED
  • You must have not been convicted of any felonies or drug related misdemeanors
  • Study for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE)
  • Complete the application process at PTCB.org and include, as part of the application process, pay the exam fee of $129

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Continuing Education Requirements:

  • Obtain 20 hours of Continuing Education (CE) during 2 year re-certification cycle
  • 1 hour must be in Pharmacy Law, 1 hour must be in Patient Safety
  • All Continuing Education must be Tech-Specific
  • The PTCB Re-certification Fee is $40 and is payable to the PTCB every 2 years