Course Title
Pharmacy Technician Accelerated Program
Course Code
LCN 144
E. Butterfield
  • The Pharmacy Technician Accelerated Program is designed to assist current uncertified pharmacy technicians obtain their PTCB certification by reviewing material required for the certification exam. Each course section requires a minimum of 5 students to hold the class and will focus on one specialty during that particular class.
  • *Most recent data shows the PTCB/PTCE pass rate was 58%
  • Tuition includes a PTCE certification prep manual and the first attempt at the exam
  • Missouri’s projection for jobs of pharmacy technician now predict a 26.8% growth in employment opportunities, with over 5,000 anticipated job openings throughout the state.  Technicians who become certificed increase their marketability in the workforce.

* (link to the certification outcomes since the introduction of the certification exam)

Requirements for course:

Must be currently employed in a pharmacy – must provide letter from employer on company letter head to verify employment. The letter must state the following bullet points to document experience:

  • How many years the student has been a Pharm tech (not necessarily in their pharmacy)
  • Date of hire at current job
  • A recommendation to take the accelerated program from current supervisor
  • Employer statement indicating awareness of possible days/times of class meeting and this could interfere with work schedules and would be willing to make scheduling adjustments to allow the student to be in class during required times
  • MUST have a minimum 6 months experience in their current pharmacy specialty (for example; 6 months needs to be retail, LTC, hospital, etc.) –6 months in multiple specialty settings will not qualify the student for exam review.  Students must obtain 6 months in one specialty prior to starting this program
  • Valid photo ID (We are required to copy.)
  • Valid state license: we will need a copy of your state license for your student file
  • If any of the required documentation is not submitted, the student will not receive a voucher for the cost of the exam.

To register for the class, the employer must contact our office at 417-447-8888. Once this has been completed, the student will receive a registration link to submit all required paperwork electronically.

If you are a former OTC student, your account must be in good standing to enroll. Any outstanding balance must be cleared before registration may take place.

Please contact 417-447-8888 for any other questions or concerns.

No classes on July 3, 2018

Current Schedule

Beginning date
Ending date
Days of the week
Beginning time
Ending time
Jun 12
Jul 17
5:30 p.m.
8:30 p.m.

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