Pharmaceutical Sales Certification -- NAPSR Entry Level Course to be Offered to Over 200 Universities and Colleges

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NAPSR, the largest trade organization representing pharmaceutical sales representatives in the U.S., announces entry level training program to be offered to over 200 universities and colleges.

The NAPSR is proud to announce that its program will now be offered through over 200 colleges and universities (schools include: Ohio State University, University of Texas, Rutgers University, University of Mississippi, Indiana University, Colorado State University, plus hundreds more!) However, you can also take advantage of the correspondence course directly through the National Association of Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives. NAPSR offers correspondence education for individuals who look to gain entry into a career in pharmaceutical sales. The NAPSR’s education course is designed to provide the pharmaceutical product knowledge and workforce skills necessary to acquire professional caliber positions in the pharmaceutical industry.

The NAPSR™ is a trade association for the pharmaceutical, medical and biotech industry. NAPSR™ represents sales representatives for these industries and is also a federally trademarked group. The NAPSR currently has over 31,000 members and is growing rapidly. The National Association of Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives™ was initiated to increase and create sales training methods for entry level pharmaceutical sales reps. The NAPSR also provides current trade information for thousands of professional Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives. The association provides education, training and testing for entry level reps who want to gain entry into the pharmaceutical industry as well as continuing education for current reps.

Any applicant who passes the NAPSR examination with a score of 80% or better will receive the Federal Certification Mark of the CNPR. The certification (CNPR™) is marketed to the pharmaceutical industry. The CNPR™ examination and the NAPSR™’s Training Manual were compiled by surveying the pharmaceutical community. The training program topics consist of the results from those surveys. NAPSR™ certification and entry level training program is the largest in the United States. The examination/certification is an opportunity to expand the professional knowledge base of the pharmaceutical industry, changing regulations, good selling practices and the highest standard of ethics.

The NAPSR provides a self-paced course with open enrollment, i.e. you can enroll and start the course at any time during the year. The course can be ordered directly from the NAPSR but will also be offered in partnership with colleges and universities nationwide. Once you have decided on the course, you can order through the association.

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