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Pharmacy Technician Program Offered At Modesto Jr. College
Pharmacy Tech


Modesto Junior College Workforce Development has scheduled a Pharmacy Technician Training Program information meeting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30. The meeting will be held in the Center for Advanced Technologies, Room 116, on East Campus, 435 College Ave., Modesto. The meeting is free and open to the public. Campus parking is $2 without a permit.

The training program prepares students for an entry-level position as a licensed technician for a retail or hospital pharmacy. The next training program will begin in May 10, 2016 and runs through Jan. 31, 2017. The cost of the course is $6,363 which includes all textbooks, lab coat, background check, drug screening, insurance, BLS certification, National PTCB exam fees, and National Pharmacy Tech Association membership fees.

The information meeting will review new prerequisites and current admission requirements, which include passing a math exam, meeting a reading requirement and submitting an application packet. The 90 minute pre-qualifying math exam will be offered at 6 p.m. on March 8, March 16, April 5, April 14, and June 3.

For a complete listing and explanation of program information visit the website at

Questions may be directed to Martha Rice at (209) 575-7889 or