Thursday – May 26, 2016


Pharmacy Technician


Downtown Milwaukee Campus Health Education Center


This two-semester program provides 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 Certification Exam.
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.

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: Under development for 2016-17 – Earn the Healthcare Customer Service certificate as part of this Career Pathway.

Program Code: 31-536-1 

Start Dates: August/January

This program does not have a waitlist.
Students are admitted through a petition process.
Learn more about the 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.

Detailed Program Information:
Fall 2016 – Spring 2017 Course Requirements

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