Dismiss Notice
SDN members see fewer ads and full resolution images. Join our non-profit community!

PTCB Question

Discussion in 'Pre-Pharmacy' started by apple84, Feb 28, 2007.

  1. apple84

    apple84 Junior Member

    Joined:
    Jun 10, 2006
    Messages:
    45
    Likes Received:
    0
    Status:
    Pre-Pharmacy
    Does people who got accepted to pharmacy school have to take PTCB test before entering pharmacy school? I knew I have to have State Technician License (PA in my case) but I am not sure if I should take PTCB or not.
     
  2. Thread continues after this sponsor message. SDN Members do not see this ad.

  3. SCCpharm

    Joined:
    Apr 15, 2006
    Messages:
    243
    Likes Received:
    15
    Status:
    Pharmacy Student
    No, but PTCB license and tech experience does help with admissions.
     
  4. kharyzma19

    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2007
    Messages:
    51
    Likes Received:
    0
    Status:
    Pre-Pharmacy
    I agree. One school I applied to even asked me are You a nationally certified pharm tech on the supplemental application (Samford)
     
  5. Farmercyst

    Farmercyst On with the Poodles already
    Pharmacist Moderator Emeritus

    Joined:
    Sep 21, 2006
    Messages:
    7,859
    Likes Received:
    6
    Status:
    Pharmacist
    Are you sure it's the tech license, not the intern license. Either way all you'll need to do to find out if you need the PTCE or not is check with state board of pharmacy and it'll tell you what requirements they have for either. If you don't know the web address, usually googling "[x] state pharmacy board" will do the trick.

    http://www.dos.state.pa.us/bpoa/cwp/view.asp?a=1104&q=432988

    Here's the one for PA (second link by using above method)
    It doesn't show tech licensing, I didn't look much further, but it doesn't seem that there is such a thing in PA. It does have the application for intern license, which is what I think you meant anyway.
     
  6. apple84

    apple84 Junior Member

    Joined:
    Jun 10, 2006
    Messages:
    45
    Likes Received:
    0
    Status:
    Pre-Pharmacy
    Sorry. It is Technician Intern License. I will attend LECOM-Erie campus. So, I think I don't need to take PTCB.
     

Share This Page