PRC Policies - Pharma Sales Training

Who Should Enroll in the PRC Program?

Recent Graduates
Recent bachelor’s degree graduates seeking a strong start in the Pharma industry
Sales Professionals
Professionals with two years of sales experience who want to break into the Pharma industry
Medical Education Professionals
Professionals working in medical education agencies that support life science companies
Managed Care Account Managers
Managed care account managers seeking to strengthen their understanding of field force activities and strategies

Requirements to Enroll in the Program & Use the PRC Credential

To enroll in the program as a PRC learner, you must:

  • Have completed your bachelor’s degree
  • OR
  • Have 2 years of relevant professional sales experience

To use the PRC credential, you must:

  • Successfully complete all modules in the training program
  • AND
  • Pass the PRC final certification exam

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Is PRC a certificate or certification?

PRC is a Certification accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education / American National Standards Institute (IACET/ANSI).

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Who developed the PRC content?

The PRC content was developed by over 30 subject matter experts from academia, pharmaceutical sales managers, and experts from the pharmaceutical industry.

Do I need to maintain my certification?

Every 2 years you are required to maintain your certification. You can do this by either (1) completing 10 hours of continuing education credits approved by the ACMA or (2) by taking the certification exam.

Do you offer payment options/plans?

Yes. The ACMA offers a flexible payment plan where you can pay in 3 easy installments of $383.

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Do I need prior sales experience to succeed in the PRC program?

No. Familiarity with sales may help, but the pharmaceutical representative role is more about being a good communicator and responsive partner to the physicians you work with. This, and more, is covered in the PRC program.

How long does the program take to complete?

The PRC program takes on average about approximately 2 weeks (12 hours course time) to complete. It’s self-paced, so everyone will be different.

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