Wayne State University

Doctor of Pharmacy - Graduate Certificate in Business Dual Title Program

Graduate Certificate in Business Course Summary in PDF

The dual title program is designed to develop relevant business skills pertaining to operations of business in corporate, not-for-profit, and entrepreneurial settings.  Courses taken in the dual title program are credited towards the M.B.A degree, and students are able to pursue remaining coursework for the M.B.A degree following completion of the Doctor of Pharmacy Program.

Eligibility: 

Second Year (P2) Doctor of Pharmacy students who have obtained a Bachelors in Health Science degree with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. 

Admission Requirements:

Admission to this program is contingent upon admission to the Wayne State Graduate School.  Admission information is available at:

https://ilitchbusiness.wayne.edu/management/certificate.php

The following are admission requirements:

  1. Grade Point Average:  A GPA of 3.0 or higher, including pharmacy and pre-pharmacy coursework.

Required Application Documents:

  • Bachelors in Health Science degree
  • Graduate admission application  www.gradapply.wayne.edu
  • If already admitted to the Wayne State University Graduate School, and have previously taken graduate course work at Wayne State University, then fill out the Graduate Change of Status form  https://wayne.edu/gradschool/current/changeofstatus.pdf
  • Transcripts from other institutions (if applicable)

https://wayne.edu/gradschool/current/changeofstatus.pdf

Application Deadlines:

For purposes of curricular planning in the PharmD program, the application deadline is December 1 of the P2 year.

Program Description:

Students will take the Graduate Certificate in Business coursework concurrently with the Doctor of Pharmacy coursework. A total of 13 credits are required in this Graduate Certificate program, consisting of 8 required business course credits and 5 elective credits (all indicated by orange highlighting).  The program is designed to grant dual credit such that the first 6 credits of required business course credits taken in the Graduate Certificate program will count towards the professional electives required in the PharmD program.

 

Graduate Certificate in Business: Course Summary (13 total credits)

Required Business Courses (8 credits)

  • BA 6000 Financial Reporting: Accounting Module - 2 cr
  • BA 6005 Basics of Corporate Finance (course waiver information) - 2 cr
  • BA 6015 Marketing Foundations - 2 cr
  • BA 6020 Contemporary Principles of Management - 2 cr

Foundation Business Electives (choose one 2-credit course)

  • BA 6010 Basics of Business Economics - 2 cr
  • BA 6025 Basics of Production/Operations Management - 2 cr
  • BA 6090 Quantitative Analysis: Theory and Applications - 2 cr

Functional Business Electives (choose one 3-credit course)

  • BA 7000 Managerial Accounting - 3 cr
  • BA 7020 Corporate Financial Management - 3 cr
  • BA 7040 Managing Organizational Behavior - 3 cr
  • BA 7050 Marketing Strategy - 3 cr
  • BA 7070 Social Perspectives on the Business Enterprise - 3 cr
  • ISM 7505 Information Analytics: Inbound Information Technology - 3 cr

**7000 level courses expire after 6 years

Renewed PharmD Curriculum 2016

First Professional Year

Course No.

Course Name

Credits

Prerequisites

FALL P-1

PHA 4105

Pathophysiology I

3

P1 Standing

PSC 4115

Pharmaceutics I

3

P1 Standing

PSC 4125

Introduction to Pharmaceutical Sciences:  Medicinal Chemistry / Pharmacology / Immunology

3

P1 Standing

PHA 4125

Drug Literature and Foundations of Research

3

P1 Standing

PPR 4115

Social Administrative Sciences and Professional Development I:  Introduction to the Pharmacy Profession

2

P1 Standing

 

Semester Credit Hours

14

 

WINTER P-1

PHA 4205

Pathophysiology II

2

PHA 4105   P1 Standing

PSC 4215

Pharmaceutics II

2

PSC 4115

P1 Standing

PSC 4225

Autonomic Pharmacology

2

PSC 4125

P1 Standing

PHA 4225

Principles of Pharmacotherapy I:  Respiratory, Gastroenterology, Allergy, Ophthalmology, and Basic Self-Care

4

PHA 4105

P1 Standing

PHA 4235

Pharmacotherapeutic Problem Solving I: Respiratory, Gastroenterology, Allergy, Ophthalmology, and Basic Self-Care

2

P1 Standing

PPR 4245

Patient Care Lab I

1

P1 Standing

PPR 4255

Social Administrative Sciences and Professional Development II:  Healthcare Systems and Social Aspects of Pharmacy

2

P1 Standing

 

Semester Credit Hours

15

 

SPRING P-1

PPR 4315

Pharmacy Jurisprudence

2

P1 Standing

PPR 4365

Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience I

1

P1 Standing

 

Minimum Semester Credit Hours

3

 

 

P-1 Minimum Accumulated Credits

32

 

Bachelor of Health Sciences with a concentration in Pharmaceutical Sciences awarded for students who have completed a minimum of 120 credit hours and a minimum of 30 credit hours at WSU

Second Professional Year

Course No.

Course Name

Credits

Prerequisites

FALL P-2

PSC 5115

Pharmacokinetics

2

P2 Standing

PHA 5115

Principles of Pharmacotherapy II: Nephrology, Cardiology

5

P2 Standing

PHA 5125

Principles of Pharmacotherapy III: Endocrinology, Gynecology, Urology

4

P2 Standing

PHA 5135

Pharmacotherapeutic Problem Solving II: Nephrology, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gynecology, Urology

2

P2 Standing

PPR 5145

Patient Care Lab II

1

P2 Standing

PPR 5155

Social Administrative Sciences and Professional Development III: Practice Management

2

P2 Standing

PPR 5165

Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience II

1

P2 Standing

 

Minimum Semester Credit Hours

17

 

WINTER P-2

PPR 5215

Applied Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacogenomics

2

PSC 5115

P2 Standing

PHA 5215

Principles of Pharmacotherapy IV: Infectious Diseases

4

P2 Standing

PHA 5225

Principles of Pharmacotherapy V:  Neurology, Psychiatry

4

P2 Standing

PHA 5235

Pharmacotherapeutic Problem Solving III: Infectious Diseases, Neurology, Psychiatry

2

P2 Standing

PPR 5245

Patient Care Lab III

1

P2 Standing

PPR 5255

Social Administrative Sciences and Professional Development IV: Medication Use Process – Pharmacist Responsibility

2

P2 Standing

PPR 5265

Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience III

1

P2 Standing

 

Minimum Semester Credit Hours

16

 

 

Minimum P-2 Year Credits

33

 

 

Minimum Accumulated Credits

65

 

SPRING/SUMMER P-2

 

Required Business Course*

2

Dual Title Admission

 

Required Business Course*

2

Dual Title Admission

 

Minimum Semester Credit Hours

4

 

 

P-2 Minimum Accumulated Credits

69

 

 

Student meeting admission criteria may apply for admission to the Graduate Certificate in Business prior to Spring/Summer semester of their P2 year

* Required courses (BA 6000, BA 6005, BA 6015, BA 6020) may be taken in any order

Third Professional Year

Course No.

Course Name

Credits

Prerequisites

FALL P-3

PHA 6125

Principles of Pharmacotherapy VI: Oncology, Advanced Immunology

3

P3 Standing

PPR 6115

Applied Therapeutics in Self-Care

2

P3 Standing

PHA 6135

Pharmacotherapeutic Problem Solving IV: Oncology and Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics

3

P3 Standing

PPR 6145

Patient Care Lab IV

1

P3 Standing

PPR 6155

Social Administrative Sciences and Professional Development V: Pharmacy Practice Development

3

P3 Standing

PPR 6165

PPR 6175†

Community Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience OR Hospital Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience

2

P3 Standing

 

Required Business Course*

2

Dual Title Admission

 

Minimum Semester Credit Hours

16

 

WINTER P-3

First Seven Week Block

PHA 6235

Pharmacotherapeutic Problem Solving V: Drug Induced Diseases

2

P3 Standing

Second Seven Week Block

PPR 6295

Clinical Capstone

2

P3 Standing

Courses Taken for Entire Semester

PPR 6235

Social Administrative Sciences and Professional Development VI: Public Health and Population Based Care

2

P3 Standing

PPR 6245

Pharmacy Ethics and Professional Responsibility

2

P3 Standing

PSC 6285

Pharmacy Seminar

1

P3 Standing

PPR 6165 PPR 6175

Community Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience OR Hospital Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience

2

P3 Standing

 

Required Business Course*

2

Dual Title Admission

 

Foundation Business Elective¶

2

Dual Title Admission

 

Minimum Semester Credit Hours

15

 

 

Minimum P-3 Year Credits

31

 

 

Accumulated Credits for Program

100

 

*  Required courses  (BA 6000, BA 6005, BA 6015, BA 6020) may be taken in any order

†     PPR 6165 and PPR 6175 are offered both semesters of the P-3 year with ½ of students alternating between each course

¶  One Foundation Business Elective (BA 6010, BA 6025, BA 6090).

Fourth Professional Year

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

Prerequisites

Students must complete 5 required APPE courses and 2 elective APPE courses over the academic year.^

 

Functional Business Elective‡

3

Dual Title Admission

PPR 7410

Advanced Practice Patient Care 1 (Inpatient Acute Care)

4

P4 Standing

PPR 7420

Advanced Practice Patient Care Core

4

P4 Standing

PPR 7430

Ambulatory Care

4

P4 Standing

PPR 7550

Advanced Practice General Hospital

4

P4 Standing

PPR 7560

Advanced Practice General Community

4

P4 Standing

PPR 7530

Advanced Practice Elective (Patient Care )^

4

P4 Standing

PPR 7540

Advanced Practice Elective (Non-Patient Care)^

4

P4 Standing

 

Total Credits for Year

31

 

 

Accumulated Credits for Program

131

 

‡ One Functional Business Elective (BA 7000, BA 7020, BA 7040, BA 7050, BA 7070, BA 7505) is recommended to be taken during off rotation. Required coursed in the Graduate Certificate program must be successfully completed prior to the enrolling in the 7000 level Functional Business Elective.

^ Student must take 5 required APPE courses and 2 APPE Electives.  The two electives courses can be taken in any combination [i.e. 2 patient care electives (PPR 7530), 2 non-patient care electives (PPR 7540), or 1 of each type (PPR 7530 and PPR 7540)].