New York Pharmacy Technician State Requirements – Board of Pharmacy FAQs state the following requirements for becoming a pharmacy technician:
-New York currently does not regulate pharmacy technicians, they are termed unlicensed assistants
-The pharmacist to unlicensed assistant ration is 1:2
-I recommend obtaining a national certification (PTCB or ExCPT) and/or completing a technician program in order to be competitive
Online/Correspondence Pharmacy Technician Training Programs – Scroll down to see Campus Based Schools for this State.
A very good online training option at a reasonable price, click here to review the details about this program.
Pharmacy Technician Training Live Programs (campus based school)
-Albany College of Pharmacy, Albany
-ASA Institute of Business and Computer Technology, Brooklyn
-CUNY Bronx Community College, Bronx
-Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus, Brooklyn
-University at Buffalo, Buffalo