American Family Children's Hospital

UW Health Pharmacy Technician Training Program

Contact Information


Phone: (608) 890-8057

Fax: (608) 263-9424


UW Hospital and Clinics

Attn: JoAnna Gollmer

Mail Code 9457

600 Highland Ave.

Madison, WI 53792

UW Health Pharmacy Technician Training Program: Technician in labThe UW Health Pharmacy Technician Training Program in Madison, Wisconsin, has been designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills to be successful in your career as a pharmacy technician.

Our philosophy is to learn in a classroom environment, practice through simulated labs, and do in actual patient-centered pharmacies.


Important Program Information

  • Recruitment timeline:
    • June 2, 2017: Applications due
    • June 2017: Interviews will be held
    • July 2017: Official notification of acceptance
    • August 2017: Class begins
  • Our program is designed to teach our students everything they need know in order to be a skilled pharmacy technician.
  • The Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipates a 20% percent growth in the need for pharmacy technicians from 2012 to 2022.
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age (or 17 with minimum requirements) and possess a high school diploma or equivalency certificate by completion of didactic/lab portion of the program.
  • The training program, located in our pharmacy-specific training center, is an 18-week program, including didactic/classroom time, lab time and experiential training.

There are already multiple career paths and advancements to choose from, as the role of the pharmacist continue to evolve, it continues to create more opportunities for the advancement of the pharmacy technician.


What's it like to be a UW Health pharmacy technician?