Wayne County Community College


Wayne County Community College - Pharmacy Technician School

Pharmacy Technician School

General Info

  • Wayne County Community College District, founded in 1967, is a two year community college with six campus locations in Michigan.
  • Mission:
    Wayne County Community College Disctrict (WCCCD) mission is to empower individuals, businesses and communities to achieve their goals through excellent and accessible services, culturally diverse experiences, and globally competitive higher education and career advancement programs.

The Program

  • The Pharmacy Technology Program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in general pharmacy services under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist.
  • The Pharmacy Technology Program is designed as a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree curriculum, which allows for transfer of credits to a four-year institution that offers a baccalaureate of science degree curriculum in pharmaceutical sciences.
  • Students may choose to complete the certificate program, secure employment, and/or continue their education.

Admission Requirements

Admission is competitive and based on academic performance, test scores and personal interviews. A limited number of students are admitted to the program through a selection process each semester. Applications and other required information must be submitted before the start of classes. Formal admission status must be achieved prior to enrollment. Passing the Pharmacy Technician Assessment Test (PTAT) is necessary for all potential pharmacy technician students. Students are required to do the following:
  1. Fulfill all WCCCD admission requirements.
  2. Possess a high school diploma or GED.
  3. Declare intent to enter the Pharmacy Technology Program on the WCCCD admission application.
  4. Complete the Pharmacy Technician Admission Form. Fulfill course placement requirements based on the COMPASS Test.
  5. Submit one letter of reference: professional or personal.
  6. Show proof of TB test.
  7. Meet with a Pharmacy Technology Program representative.
  8. Pass Pharmacy Technician Assessment Test (PTAT) with a 75% or higher


Accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP).

Academic Degree

  1. College Certificate
  2. Associate of Applied Science


Wayne County Community College
8200 West Outer Drive
Detroit, MI 48219

Voice +1.313.943-4050
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Added: Thu Mar 25 2010
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