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Pharmacy: Health Professionals Management AAS for Pharmacy Technicians


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Schoolcraft program code # AAS.00229

The Health Professionals Management AAS for Pharmacy Technicians is designed to prepare health professionals to expand their knowledge and skill base potentially leading to a supervisory and/or training position. Additional credits, based on professional experience and other courses completed, may be applied on a case-by-case basis, not to exceed 45 credits total. Contact the appropriate instructional administrator for further details.

There are two ways to complete the Health Professionals Management AAS:

  1. Individuals who hold certification as a Pharmacy Technician may be able to apply credits of their prior learning experiences toward the credits needed toward the completion of this AAS degree. Contact the Pharmacy Technician Program Coordinator for further details.
  2. The traditional route of completing all courses.

With Prior Learning Experience


Students who have successfully passed the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam or the Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT) qualify for credit for prior learning and should contact the Program Coordinator or appropriate instructional administrator for more information.

Current Pharmacy Technician Certification


The following courses will be accepted as completed based on current Pharmacy Technician Certification:

Courses May be Accepted as Completed


The following courses may be accepted as completed based on current Pharmacy Technician Certification:

Remaining Program Required Technical Courses


Total Credits: 27


Remaining Program Required General Education Courses


English Communication - Credits: 6


Social Science - Credits: 3-4


Humanities - Credits: 1-4


Traditional Path (No Prior Learning)


Not all courses are offered each semester. Students should work with an academic advisor to develop a schedule that will work for them. Students planning to transfer should check the transfer institution’s requirements/guides or discuss their options with an academic advisor. Number of credits may vary depending on the course selection.

Sample Schedule of Courses


First Year


Winter Semester

Social Science - Credits: 3-4

Select General Education Social Science  course.*

Humanities - Credits: 1-4

Select General Education Humanities  course. *

Total Credits: 14 - 20

Total Credits: 6

Second Year


Fall Semester

Total Credits: 12

Winter Semester

English Communication - Credits: 3

Total Credits: 15 - 17

Program Total: 63-71 Credits


* Students planning to transfer should check the transfer institution’s requirements/guides or discuss their options with an academic advisor.

Programs Requiring Licensure


Federal regulations require Schoolcraft College to publicly disclose, for each educational program designed to meet the educational requirements for a specific professional license or certification required for employment in an occupation (or advertised as meeting a requirement for employment), information about whether program completion would meet those requirements in a state. These public disclosure requirements apply to all programs, regardless of their modality (i.e., on-ground, online, and hybrid programs).

Please see the disclosure related to the educational requirements for professional licensure and certification.

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