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Ohio Pharmacy Technician FAQ

Many frequently asked questions about becoming a Pharmacy Technician in the state of Ohio will begin to surface for inquiring job-seekers. Always remember that the requirements vary from state to state in regards to regulations for Pharmacy Technicians. If you don’t live in Ohio, you should find the FAQ designated for your home state to make sure the information is 100% accurate.

Do I need any certification to become a Pharmacy Technician in Ohio?

No, there is no certification required to become employed as a Pharmacy Technician in the state of Ohio. However, you’d be much better off if you did become certified for many different reasons. First of all, you’ll instantly jump head of most other applicants who are not certified, giving you a better chance of scoring a job faster.

On top of that certified techs make more than non-certified – even at an entry level position. Beyond these reasons you should still consider that certified techs have a lot of room to advance within the company they work for.

Which Pharmacy Technician certifications are approved in Ohio?

Both the ICPT and the PTCB certifications are state approved.

Am I required to have a license to become a Pharmacy Technician in Ohio?

No, Ohio is one of the few states in America that do not require licensure for their pharmacy technicians.

What is the contact information for the Ohio State Board?

77 S High St, Room 1702 Columbus, OH 43215. (614) 466-4143

Is there any training required to become a Pharmacy Technician in Ohio?

There is no state required training for pharmacy technicians in the state of Ohio. In-fact, the state of Ohio is one of the most lax in regards to standards for PTs, since they don’t require any training, licensure, or certification. This means anyone with a certification will have very good chances of getting one of the better pharmacy technician jobs available.