Alabama Pharmacy Technician Training Programs

Alabama pharmacy technician training programs

If you want to work as a pharmacy technician in the state of Alabama, you are required to register with the Alabama State Board of Pharmacy. While there are no education requirements for Alabama pharmacists—at least legally, most employers prefer candidates with a certificate or degree, in addition to training in the field.

According to Alabama law, employers are also required to have at least one certified pharmacy technician if the establishment has three or more technicians. The technician must be certified by a board approved certification program.

To register with the Alabama State Board of Pharmacy, technicians must:

- Be of seventeen (17) years of age or older;

- Submit a written pharmacy technician application to the Alabama State Board of

Pharmacy requesting a registration as a pharmacy technician, pay appropriate

registration fee, and receive registration certification BEFORE working in a


Alabama pharmacy technicians are also required to complete three hours of continuing education annually, of which one hour shall be live presentation.

To increase your chances of landing a lucrative position in the industry, consider enrolling in a pharmacy technician training program. The state of Alabama has a small, but high-quality collection of training programs to choose from. Continue reading to find out which schools offer the most competitive programs for aspiring Alabama-based pharmacy technicians and where to find them.

Alabama Schools with Pharmacy Technician Training Programs:

Pharmacy Technician Programs - Major Alabama Colleges and Universities

University of Alabama – Tuscaloosa

Pharmacy Technician Programs – Other Alabama Colleges

George C. Wallace Community College - Hanceville

Virginia College - Birmingham, Huntsville, and  Mobile