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*NEW* Hybrid PTCB Prep Class for current Pharmacy Technicians

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Application Deadline December 8, 2017

  • Tuition-Free!
  • 14 Hrs College Credit
  • Self-paced
  • Web based training
  • 3 Saturday meetings on Park Hills campus
  • Candidates must have a minimum of 240 hrs of experience working as a Pharmacy Technician.
  • Mandatory Orientation (on campus) - January 6, 2017

Mineral Area College is now offering a hybrid Pharmacy Technician Certificate program to help current Pharmacy Technicians prepare for the National Certification Exam offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). This program is designed so current technicians may work online at their own pace, along with attending 3 Saturday lab days on the Park Hills campus. Students will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to complete PTCB national certification exam.

Technicians must have 240 hours experience working as a pharmacy technician.

Job opportunities will be good for pharmacy technicians, especially for those who have formal training. Over 3,000 new pharmacy technician jobs are expected to be added to Missouri’s economy in the next seven years.

Curriculum covers 9 areas tested in PTCB (Pharmacy Technician Certification Board) exam -

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy Law & Regulations
  • Sterile & Non-sterile Compounding
  • Medication Safety
  • Pharmacy Quality Assurance
  • Medication Order Entry & Fill Process
  • Pharmacy Inventory Management
  • Pharmacy Billing & Reimbursement
  • Pharmacy Information System Usage & Application

Successful students will have the opportunity to receive the Mineral Area College Certificate of Completion, a Digital Literacy Certificate and prepare for a National Certification Exam offered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or the Institute for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT).

Meet the Pharmacy Technician Instructor

Jenny Majeske is a Certified Pharmacy Technician through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) since 2000, registered pharmacy technician in the state of Missouri and the Pharmacy Technician Educators Council (PTCE).

Majeske has been the Pharmacy Technician instructor since the inception of the program in 2012.


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Application Requirements:

* Complete MoWINS application online by clicking the blue 'Apply Now!' button on this page.

*Submit verification of 240 hours of employment as a Pharmacy Technician

*Provide proof of current registration with the State Board of Pharmacy

*Complete 10 panel drug test

*Register at

*Earn WorkKeys scores of 4 or above

***Applicant wil not be considered 'accepted' until all steps are complete.***

For further information contact:

Mineral Area College's MoStemWINs program support specialist.

Stacey Wideman

Tina Miller

Mineral Area College is among the 13 colleges in the state of Missouri that have been awarded federal funds from the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grants Program. The federal awarding agency is the Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.