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Mar 16, 2018

FVCC Accepting Applications for Fall Entry into Pharmacy Tech & Other Health Care Programs

Flathead Valley Community College is now accepting applications for fall entry into the Pharmacy Technology Certificate program. Priority consideration will be given to complete applications received by 4 p.m. on May 18.

The Pharmacy Technology Certificate program is a two-semester program that provides classroom and clinical experiences, with some online classes offered the first semester. The second semester includes internships in retail and hospital pharmacies. Graduates of the program are prepared to sit for the Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians and the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board nationally accredited certification exams. Certified pharmacy technicians are in high demand by employers in Northwest Montana.

Students who meet the prerequisite requirements by the application deadline are eligible to apply for admission into the program. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age by August 28, 2018 to be eligible to apply for admission. Admission criteria include the applicant’s placement test scores into Math 120 and Writing 101 or grade point average for required prerequisite courses, letters of reference, and a cover letter. Final acceptance into the program requires passing a background check.

New students are required to complete the FVCC application for admission and follow the steps for enrolling, including submitting official transcripts if transfer credits are to be considered. Application packets and additional information about the program are available at www.fvcc.edu/pharmacy-technology. Applications may be dropped off at the college’s Admissions Office or mailed to:  FVCC Admissions Office-Pharmacy Technology, 777 Grandview Drive, Kalispell, MT 59901.

For questions regarding the application process, contact Janice Alexander at 756-3948 or Sam Kujala at 756-4364.

Additional upcoming application deadlines for FVCC health care programs include:

Medical Laboratory Technology – April 27
Registered Nursing – April 27
Physical Therapist Assistant – May 11

For more information about the variety of health care programs offered at FVCC, visit www.fvcc.edu/health-care-programs.