Associate in Applied Science:
This program prepares students for transfer to a health administration bachelor of science degree program at Eastern Michigan University. Students are trained for health administration jobs in:
- nursing homes,
- home health agencies,
- outpatient facilities,
- public health agencies,
- health maintenance organizations, and
- many other health care settings.
Hourly wages for pharmacy technicians can vary greatly depending on the work site. Trends over the last few years in Washtenaw County have shown an increase in pharmacy technician wages due to the high demand for qualified individuals.
Retail chain stores, retail independent stores and long-term care pharmacists tend to have lower wages. Hospitals, home health care agencies, pharmacy software companies and pharmaceutical manufacturers tend to have higher wages.
Average hourly wage: $14.62 (approximately $30,410 annual)
(from the Bureau of Labor Statistics).
Annual Salaries (from Salary.com)
Pharmacy Technician I
Ann Arbor $33,347
Pharmacy Technician II
Ann Arbor $38,308
"It's enviable. Today's pharmacy students have virtually unlimited opportunities," says Lucinda Moore of the American Pharmaceutical Association. (Source: "Big Dose of Openings: Pharmacists Wanted" CNN.com 12/18/2000)
Career Outlook in Michigan
2019-2020 Academic Requirements
This program prepares students for transfer to a health administration bachelor's of science degree program at Eastern Michigan University. Students are trained for health administration jobs in nursing homes, home health agencies, outpatient facilities, hospitals, public health agencies, health maintenance organizations and many other health care settings. Students should check with an advisor for information on transferring.
For the entire list of articulation agreements, see:
- Health Sciences
- Allied Health Department
- Susan Travis
|Complete a maximum of ninety-four credits at Washtenaw Community College as outlined on the Articulation Agreement.||94|
|Complete a minimum of thirty credits at Eastern Michigan University as outlined on the Articulation Agreement.||0|
- Total Credits Required