Online Resources for Students Pharmacy Technician Classes

Pharmacy school is a challenging time for future pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. Luckily, many online resources are available to make quick work of drug research, career information, and other questions common to pharmacy technician students. We have collected a list of online resources for students, as provided by reputable institutions in pharmacy education.

Rasmussen College has published a good list of the “six best online resources for pharmacy technician students”. (Find info on the school’s pharmacy technician program here.)

We’ve included a short summary of each resource below, but you can view the full page at the college’s website.

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board

According to its mission statement, “The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board develops, maintains, promotes, and administers a nationally accredited certification and…

The National Pharmacy Technician Association

The National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA) is a professional society established for pharmacy technicians. Membership is open to pharmacy technicians, students and educators…

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) is one of the largest accredited providers of continuing education for pharmacists and certified pharmacy technicians …

The United States Food and Drug Administration

The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) website offers endless drug information, including resources about drug shortages, approved drug products…


For pharm techs and students on the go, Epocrates Rx is a free mobile drug reference available for almost every smartphone on the market, from…..


Postgraduate Healthcare Education, LLC provides educational programs through Power-Pak, a source that offers continuing education courses for pharmacy technicians …

For pharmacy technician students seeking career information, the College of Southern Nevada recommends:

CSN’s Health Science Program List
Find details about the program, course requirements and degrees offered.

U.S. Department of Labor/ Pharmacy Technicians
Through the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Outlook Handbook, the government provides a wealth of information on the nature of the job, working conditions, qualifications and training needed, earning potential, and job outlook, among other topics.

Medical Pharmacy
Jobs are listed nationwide, but the search can be narrowed by state. The site lists job title, description, requirements, and contact information.

Rx Career Center
A site search can be performed by job title, state, or job category. The site lists job title, description, requirements and contact information. Members can post their resume and apply directly online.

Top USA Pharmacy Technician Jobs
The site is searchable by job title or job detail keywords in addition to city and state. Recently posted jobs are listed with a descriptive summary.

You can view the full list of resources recommended by this college for pharmacy technicians here.

Don’t forget to check out our article “3 Must-Have Phone Apps for Pharmacy Students” to get help on the go.