HOSPITAL PHARMACY TECHNOLOGY
Associate in Applied Science (HPT.APP)
This program, leading to an associate in applied science degree, utilizes a basic health core curriculum and additional related courses necessary to prepare the student for work as a
Hospital Pharmacy Technician. Experience in the practicum portion of the program is provided in hospital pharmacies of affiliated community hospitals.
A graduate of this program may be employed in hospitals, extended care facilities and community pharmacies. This career program provides an opportunity for progression in the field for
graduates who later desire to continue their education in the field of pharmacy.
Program Admission Procedures
- Admission to the college does not include admission to the Hospital Pharmacy Technology Program. Students who are interested in the program must declare HPT.APP as their curriculum and
be interviewed by the coordinator. Please call 248.233.2917 to schedule an appointment.
- To be admitted to the HPT Program the student must complete the following prerequisite courses with a grade of "C" or better for each of the following courses by the end of winter
- CIS 10001 - Computer Literacy
- ENG 1510 - Composition I
- MAT 11003 - Elementary Algebra
- MED 1103 - Medical Terminology
- Student selection for the HPT Program is based on:
- a. Completing all required prerequisite courses.
- b. D ate HPT was declared as curriculum choice.
- c. Grade point average.
- In order to obtain an Associate degree in Hospital Pharmacy Technology, the student must earn a grade of "C" or better in all required supportive courses and all HPT major
- Students will not be able to continue in the second semester HPT courses if a "C" or better grade is not earned in each of the first semester courses.
- Those selected for the program will be notified in writing by July 15th of the year in which they will enter the program.
- A mandatory criminal history check will be conducted at the student's expense, on all students selected to the Hospital Pharmacy program prior to the start of the program.
- Conviction of a felony or conviction of an attempt to commit a felony within the 15 years immediately preceding the date of the criminal history check; or
- Conviction of a misdemeanor within the 10 years immediately preceding the criminal history check will preclude eligibility for admission.
- In addition, all selected students must have a drug screen test prior to the start of the program. For details contact 248.233.2917.