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  • Next Class! Classes meet at the Perryville Higher Education Center, December 2016 - May 2017.
  • No Tuition!
  • 20 Hrs College Credit
  • Finish in 20 Weeks
  • Hands-on Training in MAC's
    Pharmacy Tech. Lab.
  • Clinical Opportunities

Mineral Area College offers a 20-week Pharmacy Technician Certificate. This program is designed for students who want to gain the skills and knowledge for an entry-level position as well
as prepare for the certification exam.

Pharmacy technicians assist licensed pharmacists in providing health care and medications to patients. Technicians must have a broad knowledge of pharmacy practice, and be skilled in the techniques required to order, stock, package and prepare

If you enjoy helping people and like science, technology and math, consider this program today.

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 includes the following areas:

  • 260-hour clinical experience in the community and/or institutional settings
  • Introduction to Pharmacy
  • Calculations
  • Pharmacology
  • Leadership Development
  • Lab

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 a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Idaho State University, hails from Virginia Beach, Va., and is a member of National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA), Advocate Educator through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Educator Program and the Pharmacy Technician Educators Council.

Majeske brings ten years of retail and hospital pharmacy experience to the classroom. She started a similar pharmacy technician training program in Virginia. 


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To determine if you meet the MoStemWINs grant eligibility requirements, contact

Mineral Area College's MoStemWINs program support specialist.

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.



Through the MoStemWINs
awarded grant funds, the
Department of Labor will be
offering tuition assistance
for TAA individuals who have
lost their job as a result of
their job moving overseas
(foreign trade), veterans and
spouses of qualified veterans,
unemployed, underemployed,
and workers wanting to
increase their skill level.

Lab, test and book fees will not be covered by the grant. However, additional financial assistance may be offered to eligible students through the

Missouri Career Center.


Missouri Career Center

403 A Parkway drive

Park Hills, MO  63601