Get ready in weeks, tuition-free!
- 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
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
- Leadership Development
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.