Online Certification Prep Courses


By Winona State and Career Step


Winona State University has partnered with Career Step to help students like you train for a rewarding new career. The Pharmacy Technician program prepares students to earn their national certification by passing the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Exam and is approved by the Minnesota State Board.

Students study:

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical calculations
  • Nonsterile compounding
  • Pharmacy law
  • Regulations and standards
  • Topics specific to working in retail or institutional pharmacies

During the training, students have the opportunity to participate in an on-site externship at a local Walgreens, CVS Pharmacy, or independent pharmacy. In addition to one-on-one support from experienced instructors throughout the course and access to personalized graduate support after graduation, students receive six textbooks, a drug reference handbook, and a PTCB Exam voucher.

Register for this certificate-prep course.