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)].