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Modesto Junior College

Pharmacy Technician

The next Pharmacy Technician course will begin in March 2015.
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The class consists of over 654 hours of classroom and hands-on learning 314hours of classroom time and 340 hours of externship at various facilities for a total of 654 hours.

Classes will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and also some Wednesday evenings.

NEW PRE-REQUISITES

Attend one of the Information Meetings listed below to find out the new pre-requisites.

INFORMATION MEETINGS:

Thursday, August 28, 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 8, 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 22, 6:00 p.m.

All Information Meetings will be held in John Muir Hall, Room 262.


FEES:

The fee will include textbooks, uniform, lab materials and liability insurance and background check required for externship


PRE-QUALIFYING MATH TEST DATES:

Thursday, September 18 - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 29 - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 29 - 6:00 p.m.

All above Pre-qualifying Math Tests will be held in John Muir Hall, Room 262

90 minute limit - calculators allowed.

Study guide (sample test) and answers are available (see below)

Dates and location for the math test will be posted on this website once available.

This math test will use Pharmaceutical Calculations (review pre-algebra - fractions, ratios, decimals, percentages).

Pharmacy Qualifying Math Exam will be given by the Community Education office

READING REQUIREMENT:

NOTE: Please do this as soon as possible so you won't need to try and do it at the last minute.
Student must have an AA degree or higher from a U.S. College
OR
Must take the MJC Reading Accuplacer test and obtain a score of 70 or higher
OR
successfully completed Reading 82 or higher with a "C" or higher.

Please Note: Your application will not be accepted for recommendation unless you have met these requirements, so it is highly recommended that you complete the assessment testing promptly.

For assessment test information please visit the testing center website.

In addition to the math and reading requirements - there are other paperwork that should be included in your application packet. Click on the Pharmacy Technician Information link below to find all that you will need in order to apply.

Download these pdf files:

Pharmacy Technician Information (pdf)

Application - not available yet

Sample Math Test (pdf)

Math Test Key (pdf)

For more information call the Community Education office at 575-6063

Community Education

Contact Us

Phone: 209 575-6063
Fax: 209 575-6025
Email: commedoffice@mjc.edu

Location

East Campus
Morris Memorial Administration Building
204

Hours
  • Monday: 8-5
  • Tuesday: 8-5
  • Wednesday: 8-5
  • Thursday: 8-5
  • Friday: 8-5