Friday – August 23, 2019
Downtown Milwaukee Campus Health Education Center
Gain the skills and knowledge needed to be a pharmacy technician in a variety of practice settings. Pharmacy technicians work under the supervision of a pharmacist in the delivery of pharmaceutical care.
During the clinical courses, you will acquire experience in both community and institutional pharmacies. Graduates are prepared to take the PTCB (Pharmacy Technician Certification Board) Certification Exam to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician. This program may be taken on a part-time basis. All graduates must be 18 years of age or older. Classes are held at MATC's Health Education Center (HEC), 1311 North Sixth Street.
This program is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), 4500 East-West Highway, Suite 900, Bethesda, MD 20814; 301-657-3000; www.ashp.org.
Career Outlook: Due to the evolving role of the pharmacy technician and the aging population, there is a need for trained pharmacy technicians.
Career Pathway: You can earn the Healthcare Customer Service certificate on your way to completing this technical diploma.
Program Code: 31-536-1
Start Dates: August/January
This program does not have a waitlist.
Students are admitted through a petition process.
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A criterion considered in the petition process is verification of student residency. Students selected via the petition process are chosen based on MATC district residency, then Wisconsin nondistrict residency, followed by nonresidents, unless otherwise stated.
Career Cluster: Health Sciences
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