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Launch Your Pharmaceutical Sales Career with the PRC

  • Obtain real, actionable knowledge
  • Gain an advantage over your peers
  • Analyze and communicate pharma industry data
  • Master professional ethics and industry codes of conduct
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Why the Pharmaceutical Industry Is Right for You

Job Opportunities with Career Satisfaction

Healthcare is the largest segment of the U.S. economy and that’s not likely to change.

  • Pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and medical devices require knowledgeable sales representatives in the field
  • Building your sales skills will ensure you’re always in demand for a career in healthcare
  • Pharma sales reps enjoy a high earnings potential— on average, reps earn lucrative six-figure salaries with performance bonuses that exceed most other sales-focused jobs

The path to becoming an exceptional Pharmaceutical sales professional starts with enrolling in PRC.

Become a Trusted Partner to Physicians

Your work will have a positive impact on your community

  • Your work will positively impact patient’s lives
  • By communicating product information about new and existing treatments to doctors, reps contribute to improving patients’ health outcomes
  • The PRC program ensures you’ll enhance your professional standing, certifying you as a pharmaceutical industry salesperson

Take the first steps toward achieving the gold standard in the pharmaceutical industry.

Reasons to Certify

PRC graduates communicate their commitment to do what it takes to succeed as an industry sales representative.
Demonstrate that you’re a reliable, ethical professional by completing the industry standard of excellence for pharmaceutical sales reps.
Your teammates, your manager and the physicians you work with will immediately recognize that you’re prepared and knowledgeable.
Build your personal brand as an industry expert. Stand out from your peers with the PRC credential.

Jumpstart your pharmaceutical sales career!

Enroll in the industry standard sales rep training program that prepares you for a high-performance career.

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Payment Options

One-Time Payment
Application Fee
PRC Online Course
Credentialing Fee
ACMA Easy Pay (3 Month)
Monthly Payment
$383 / Mo
Monthly Installments

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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PRC Steps to Success


Bring your skills, work ethic and commitment.


Enroll in the PRC program and prepare for a successful career.


Complete the program and promote your hard work.


Land your ideal sales job and step into your future.

What does a pharmaceutical sales rep career look like for you?

As a sales representative, you can quickly work your way up to a six-figure salary by applying your natural skills to communicate with physicians, their staff and other healthcare providers. Sales representatives get great experience visiting doctors, planning events and collaborating with other teams to ensure the most effective communication.

You’ll have the know-how and knowledge of what works best in the field.

You’ll have the fundamentals of working with physicians, patient advocates and other stakeholders.

From the field you’ll see the challenges facing the whole healthcare system and what you can do to help.

The field representative role will give you deep insight into the challenges that patients face.

You will have the practical experience necessary to build that ladder.

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Are you ready to start a rewarding career as a pharmaceutical representative? Then your next step needs to be distinguishing yourself by becoming a certified pharmaceutical sales representative through the PRC program.