Pharmacy Technology/EMU Technology Management BS (APPHT01P2)

Associate in Applied Science:
Transfer/3+1 Program

This program is designed for students who are interested in transferring to Eastern Michigan University's Technology Management program. The curriculum provides the necessary foundation to meet the changing needs of management in the health field.

Career Outlook

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.

Recent Statistics:

Average hourly wage: $14.62 (approximately $30,410 annual)
(from the Bureau of Labor Statistics).

Annual Salaries (from Salary.com)

Pharmacy Technician I
National $31,978
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

92,884Median Earnings

993Annual Job Openings

11% 10 Year Employment Growth

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58,540Median Earnings

257Annual Job Openings

9% 10 Year Employment Growth

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121,927Median Earnings

400Annual Job Openings

2% 10 Year Employment Growth

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2017-18 | 2018-19 | 2019-20

2019-2020 Academic Requirements

 

This program is designed for students who are interested in Eastern Michigan University's Technology Management program. The curriculum provides the necessary foundation to meet the changing needs of management in the health field. Students should check with an advisor for information on transferring.

 Eastern Michigan University, Technology Management BS

For the entire list of articulation agreements, see:
Articulation Agreements
 
Division
Health Sciences
Department
Allied Health Department
Advisors
Susan Travis
 
Class   Title Minimum Credits
    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 94
Total Credits Required
94