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Meeting on MJC Pharmacy Technician program – Oct 2

Meeting offers information on Pharmacy Technician program

Modesto Junior College Workforce Development has scheduled a “Get Started on a New Career” informationmeeting for the Pharmacy Technician program on Tuesday, October 2 at 6 p.m. in John Muir Hall, room 260, on West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Avenue, Modesto. The meeting is free and open to the public, and 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 goal is to provide quality instruction and produce a qualified technician to meet the demands of a fast growing occupation. The program begins in spring 2019 and is designed to be completed in 10 to 12 months. The cost of the program includes all textbooks, lab coat, background check, drug screening, insurance, and BLS certification.
The information meeting will review prerequisites, cost of program and current admission requirements, which include passing a math exam, meeting a reading requirement and submitting an application packet.

A math entrance exam is scheduled for Tuesday, October 16 at 6 p.m. in Sierra Hall, room 223. Reservations are required for the exam and attendees must bring a photo I.D. with them. Seating is limited. Community members may reserve a seat for both the Oct. 2 meeting and the Oct. 16 exam by calling (209) 575-7889.

Questions may be directed to the Workforce Development office at (209) 575-7889 or<>.

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Chris Murphy is the President and CEO of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Publisher and Founder of ModestoView Inc. Chris worked globally in the cycling industry returning to Modesto in 1996. He is also the founder of the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame, Modesto Rockin’ Holiday, the Modesto Music History Organization and co-founder of the Modesto Area Music Association. Chris is married to his artist wife Rebecca since 1985 and has two daughters Madison and Abigail, both graduating from Modesto High and UC Berkeley. He is lead singer and guitarist for his band, Third Party that donates their performances to non-profits.