Nevada Pharmacy Technician Training Programs

Nevada pharmacy technician training programs

In the state of Nevada, all pharmacy technicians must register with the Nevada State Board of Pharmacy. In order to register in the State of Nevada, one of several specific education, training, or previous registration requirements must be met. The Board offers the following information for future pharmacy technicians:

A person applying for registration as a Pharmaceutical Technician in Nevada must:

-Be 18 years of age or older;

-Be a high school graduate or the equivalent;

-Not have been convicted of a felony or a misdemeanor that involves moral turpitude, dishonesty or the unlawful possession, sale or use of drugs;

-Have no history of drug abuse; and

Have complied with one of the following requirements:

-Is licensed or registered as a pharmaceutical technician in a state that licenses or registers pharmaceutical technicians;

-Completed 1,500 hours in Nevada as a registered pharmaceutical technician-in-training;

-Graduated from a school accredited by the American Society of Healthsystem Pharmacists (ASHP) and have completed 350 hours in Nevada as a registered pharmaceutical technician-in-training; or

-Graduated from a school in another state that is not accredited by ASHP and have passed the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s (PTCB) national examination. 

Fortunately, a number of Nevada schools offer accredited certificate and degree programs that can help you prepare for a career as a pharmacy technician and satisfy all Board requirements. The schools listed below are the most popular options in the State of Nevada.

Nevada Schools with Pharmacy Technician Training Programs:

Pharmacy Technician Programs – Major Nevada Colleges and Universities

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (pre-pharmacy program)

Pharmacy Technician Programs – Other Nevada Colleges and Universities

Career College of Northern Nevada - Sparks

College of Southern Nevada - Las Vegas

Pharmacy Technician Programs – For Profit Colleges with Campuses in Nevada

Anthem Institute - Las Vegas

Kaplan College - Las Vegas

Milan Institute - Las Vegas

Pima Medical Institute - Las Vegas

University of Phoenix - Henderson, Las Vegas, Nellis AFB, and Reno