Pharmacy Services Management

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
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Why choose Pharmacy Services Management?

  • Today’s pharmacy is a complex and stimulating workplace that runs on a combination of skill and teamwork.
  • An excellent career for those with an aptitude for leadership and an interest in patient care and safety.
  • Combines technical skills with knowledge about marketing, management, and business operations.
Today’s pharmacy is a complex and stimulating workplace that runs on a combination of skill and teamwork. More than ever the pharmacist is a provider of patient care, shifting responsibility for a variety of tasks and services to pharmacy technicians. More highly skilled technicians often move into management roles, working to ensure a safe and efficient pharmacy.

Program Locations

Stevens Point Campus
1001 Centerpoint Drive
Stevens Point, WI 54481

What You'll Learn

Graduates of Mid-State’s Pharmacy Services Management program are prepared to advance their roles as pharmacy technicians or transition into other roles related to the pharmacy. Their skills and knowledge include third-party payment processing, staff scheduling processes, customer service, and enhancing store sales.

In this program, you’ll be introduced to business operations and apply what you’ve learned through a capstone course. This provides hands-on experience with increasing store sales, creating efficient operations, improving management practices, or enhancing service to patients in a real-life situation. Core program courses are offered via video conference hosted by Lakeshore Technical College (LTC) and are supported by select classes available with Mid-State.

Estimated Entire Program Cost

Cost based on the 2019/2020 academic calendar year.

  • Total Estimated Cost: $11,446.32

Financial Aid Eligibility

This program can be taken at Mid-State but is offered through a consortium agreement with Lakeshore Technical College. Complete your FAFSA using school code 0091949. Please contact the Financial Aid Office at Lakeshore for more information.

Please see the Pharmacy Services Management Program Information Guide for course information.

Instructors

DAVE BROWN

Dave is a licensed registered pharmacist. He earned bachelor’s degrees in pharmacy and medical microbiology, as well a master’s in vocational and technical education, from the University of Wisconsin. His ongoing collaborations with pharmacy practice sites ensure a robust, high quality, and student-centered program.

"It is a pleasure to be preparing pharmacy technicians for leadership roles in both hospital and community pharmacies throughout Wisconsin."

Careers

  • Pharmacy Technician Manager
  • Senior Pharmacy Technician

“Pharmacy technicians are increasingly in demand for positions with additional management responsibilities. We are looking for qualified candidates with leadership skills to hire as pharmacy technicians, technician leads, and pharmacy purchasing specialists throughout Ascension Wisconsin.”

BROOK DESRIVIERES
DIRECTOR OF PHARMACY
ASCENSION – SAINT MICHAEL’S HOSPITAL
STEVENS POINT, WI

Choose Your Path

Career pathways help you take your education one step at a time to maximize your investment and make college fit your life. Earn a credential and start using it in the workforce. Continue with another stack of related courses to gain a more advanced diploma or degree.

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Pharmacy Services Management Pathway