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Few healthcare careers in North Dakota are as excited about their future as those who take accredited pharmacy technician schools in North Dakota are! It is an entry level allied health career that is feeling the increase in demand at a very high level.

Find Approved Pharmacy Tech Schools in North Dakota Below

 

How to Become a Pharmacy Technician in North Dakota

All aspiring pharmacy technicians in North Dakota must be 18 years old and register with the North Dakota Board of Pharmacy. Accredited training must be completed and all candidates must earn their national certification. Any technicians in training can apply for a permit that allows them to start work before graduation and certification (requirements must be completed within two years). The 4 steps to becoming a pharmacy tech in North Dakota are listed below.

Step 1: Meet all Pre-entry Requirements for Training

Before you start towards getting your certification, you must fulfill the demands of enrollment. They are shown for you below:

1 – Be at least 18 years old
2 – Register with North Dakota Pharmacy Board.

Step 2: Sign-up for Classes That are Accredited by North Dakota Pharmacy Board

You have to take approved and accredited training to get certified as a pharmacy tech in North Dakota. Below are some approved pharmacy tech schools in North Dakota.

Accredited Pharmacy Technician Programs in North Dakota

Turtle Mountain Community College
10145 BIA #7 North Belcourt ND 58316 701-477-7862

North Dakota State College of Science
800 N 6th St Wahpeton ND 58076-0002 701-671-2403

Step 3: Complete the Training Program and any on-the-job Training

It is without being said that you will need pass your pharmacy tech training to move on towards getting your certification. After you do, you can register for taking the PTCE or the ExCPT certification examinations.

Step 4: Pass PTCE or ExCPT Certification Exam in ND

To earn your title of Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) in North Dakota, you will need to pass the certification exam from the PTCB (PTCE test) or the exam from the NHA (ExCPT test).

Here is a full breakdown of the two exams.

After passing the test you can register with the state pharmacy board to get your license to work as a pharmacy tech in North Dakota.

Pharmacy Technician Salary in North Dakota

The following data table using bls.gov statistics shows what the salary is for all pharmacy techs around the state of North Dakota..

LocationPay TypeLowMedianHigh
United StatesHourly$10.27$14.86$21.98
Yearly$21,370$30,920$45,710
North DakotaHourly$13.62$18.16$23.74
Yearly$28,330$37,770$49,390
Far Western North DakotaHourly$17.04$21.57$26.85
Yearly$35,430$44,860$55,850
Grand Forks, ND-MNHourly$14.48$18.80$23.95
Yearly$30,110$39,100$49,820
Bismarck, NDHourly$15.11$18.17$23.55
Yearly$31,420$37,790$48,980
Fargo, ND-MNHourly$10.95$17.13$22.97
Yearly$22,780$35,620$47,780
West Central North DakotaHourly$13.16$17.12$23.21
Yearly$27,370$35,620$48,270
East Central North DakotaHourly$13.20$16.99$21.59
Yearly$27,450$35,330$44,900

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